Students, Employers, and Families Celebrate Another Successful Summer of Work

Last Thursday, the Summer Jobs students, their families, and employers gathered at the Adams Courthouse to celebrate the accomplishments of the 58 students participating in the program this summer. Keynote speaker Rachael Rollins, General Counsel at the MBTA and Massachusetts Department of Transportation, spoke to the students about her own background and gave them advice on how to continue building a successful career. David Lozano, a rising senior at Boston Latin Academy, shared what he learned this summer at Nixon Peabody, and BBA President J.D. Smeallie distributed certificates to the students.

Check out the highlights from the event below:

David Lozano, rising senior at Boston Latin Academy and intern at Nixon Peabody, spoke about his experience in the program this summer.

David Lozano, rising senior at Boston Latin Academy and intern at Nixon Peabody, spoke about his experience in the program this summer.

Keynote speaker Rachael Rollins (MBTA) addressed the group of Summer Jobs students and gave them advice on how to succeed in their future professional endeavors.

Keynote speaker Rachael Rollins (MBTA) addressed the group of Summer Jobs students and gave them advice on how to succeed in their future professional endeavors.

Maaza Fadel El Said, a rising junior at Boston Latin Academy and intern at Foley Hoag, accepted her certificate from BBA President J.D. Smeallie.

Maaza Fadel El Said, a rising junior at Boston Latin Academy and intern at Foley Hoag, accepted her certificate from BBA President J.D. Smeallie.

The 2013 Summer Jobs students showed off their certificates while posing with keynote speaker Rachael Rollins (MBTA) and BBA President J.D. Smeallie (Holland & Knight).

The 2013 Summer Jobs students showed off their certificates while posing with keynote speaker Rachael Rollins (MBTA) and BBA President J.D. Smeallie (Holland & Knight).

Amadou Barry and Miguel Rodriguez Figueroa pose with BBA Council member Sheila Hubbard, Executive Director of the Volunteer Lawyers Project). Amadou and Miguel interned at the Volunteer Lawyers Project this summer through the BBA Summer Jobs Program.

Amadou Barry and Miguel Rodriguez Figueroa pose with BBA Council member Sheila Hubbard, Executive Director of the Volunteer Lawyers Project). Amadou and Miguel interned at the Volunteer Lawyers Project this summer through the BBA Summer Jobs Program.

Summer Jobs students Yewellyn Sanchez and Patricia Rodriguez, who interned at the Boston Bar Association this summer, showed off their certificates while posing with family members at a reception following the graduation ceremony.

Summer Jobs students Yewellyn Sanchez and Patricia Rodriguez, who interned at the Boston Bar Association, showed off their certificates while posing with family members at a reception following the graduation ceremony.

The students wrap up their summer internships this Thursday before heading back to school or off to college.

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