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We’re celebrating our volunteers during National Volunteer Week! Meet Maria, current volunteer and former PENCIL student, pictured above working in a classroom at PS 226. One of her favorite things about volunteering is that she can help students knock down barriers by exposing them to fundamental business concepts and showing them the power of building lasting relationships. Thank you to Maria and to all our partners and volunteers! Read more about her experience, here.
Occupation/Place of Employment: Associate at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
In our latest Intern Personals, you’ll meet Ariana Alessandri. She says: “The PENCIL program is a great way to get your first internship and start exploring your career interests.” READ MORE
School: St. John’s University (Sophomore – Marketing major)
Last Summer Internship: Popwallet
Special Skills: Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint), social media (Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat), teamwork/collaborative projects, written/verbal communication, time management