Mayor of Boston Thomas Menino, Chief Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court Roderick Ireland and BBA Summer Jobs Co-Chair David Rosenblatt (Burns & Levinson) share words before the event gets underway.
BBA Public Service Manager Sonia Shah offered opening remarks.
Summer Jobs Co-Chair David Rosenblatt (Burns & Levinson) talks about the success of the program
A packed house full of students, their parents and representatives of firms, offices and departments across Boston.
BBA President Lisa Goodheart offered words of praise for the Summer Jobs program.
Chief Justice of the SJC Roderick Ireland shared words of wisdom with the students.
Students and parents looked on as Mayor Menino spoke.
Justice Ireland offered 4 ways for students to take advantage of their summer.
Summer Jobs Co-Chair Ned Notis-McConarty (Hememway & Barnes) talked about the hard work that went into making this year's program the most successful ever -- 55 students will be employed.
Mayor of Boston Thomas Menino praised the BBA Summer Jobs program for its efforts providing enriching positions to Boston's youth.
"The future of Boston is in this room" Mayor Menino said
Mayor Menino urged the students to take advantage of their opportunity, by asking questions, going to meetings and taking notes.
BBA President Lisa Goodheart and Summer Jobs Co-Chair David Rosenblatt spoke with Burns & Levinson's intern and her mother.
Chief Justice Roderick Ireland and BBA Past President Gene Dahmen (Verrill Dana) speak with a summer jobs student.
Students had a chance to ask questions of their employer representatives like "why did you go to law school?"
Christina Miller (Suffolk County District Attorney's Office) talks about the upcoming summer with a student.