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07.01.2015  |  Leave a Comment  |   Event Highlights, Fellows Spotlights, PENCIL Media Clips, PENCIL News, Press Releases

Check out our media coverage of PENCIL’s first BOSS FOR A DAY event where PENCIL Fellows traveled to different businesses to learn the ins and outs of the organizations before starting their first internships on Monday, July 6! FOX5NY covered …

PENCIL 20th Anniversary

05.01.2015  |  Leave a Comment  |   Event Highlights, PENCIL News, Upcoming Events

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Fellows Info Session

04.30.2015  |  Leave a Comment  |   Event Highlights, Fellows Spotlights, PENCIL News

The first day of spring has sprung and students around the city and nation are gearing up for the impending summer break. While summers spent lounging at the beach or hanging out at the mall may be something of the …

Deloitte Discovery Day 1

03.20.2015  |  Leave a Comment  |   Event Highlights, Partnership Spotlights, PENCIL News

30 Rockefeller Plaza is a buzzin’ tourist landmark in New York City. But on one Friday in March, it was buzzin’ with high school students from across the city as PENCIL Partner Deloitte hosted its first-ever Deloitte Discovery Day, a college …

03.01.2015  |  Leave a Comment  |   Event Highlights, Upcoming Events

PENCIL is pleased to be offering ad placement in the Gala’s Digital Journal. Projected on plasma screens throughout the venue, the Digital Journal will run throughout the cocktail hour and dinner. Journal ads may be used to congratulate an honoree …


10.27.2014  |  1 Comment  |   Event Highlights, PENCIL News

PENCIL is proud to bring back our speaker series featuring highly accomplished professionals who have transformed their careers and pioneered professional pathways. This week’s event, hosted by Axis Capital, features Joseph Petro, Senior Vice President, Time Warner Inc. Petro, former …

PENCIL's President stands proudly with the 2014 PENCIL Fellows

08.25.2014  |  Leave a Comment  |   Event Highlights, Fellows Spotlights, PENCIL News

Traditional summer jobs may be becoming a thing of the past, but the need for high school students to be ready for college and careers is greater than ever—and it’s no secret that when students are exposed to the workplace, …

Woodlyn Sance AAB

08.18.2014  |  Leave a Comment  |   Event Highlights, Fellows Spotlights, PENCIL News

The Alumni Advisory Board (AAB) serves as the voice of the PENCIL Fellows Alumni. The AAB represented the community at PENCIL Fellows Working Breakfast #1:  Networking and Building a Personal Brand and the Culminating Event. Woodlyn Sance, an AAB member, …

PENCIL Fellows Working Breakfast #2

08.08.2014  |  Leave a Comment  |   Event Highlights, Fellows Spotlights, PENCIL News

How many working professionals find careers related to their college major? This was the prevailing question at the PENCIL Fellows’ second working breakfast this past Tuesday and, according to the 20 plus business volunteers from Estée Lauder, JPMorgan Chase, Verizon, MetLife, CBS News, host company Weil, Gotshal & Manges and more, the answer is, not many! PENCIL Fellows met once again to learn valuable career and life lessons, specifically to discuss how to “Plot Your Path to Success.”

PENCIL Fellows Jacques Michael Sylvain, left, and David Dames practice networking.

07.29.2014  |  Leave a Comment  |   Event Highlights, Fellows Spotlights, PENCIL News

If you think academics alone guarantee professional success, think again. That’s what 137 PENCIL Fellows learned at a recent workshop where business leaders shared the importance of building a professional identity and network for career development. “The best in business …