Emma is a Career Readiness Specialist at PYD, working with high school youth to offer personalized support in preparing for a potential workplace experience or internship opportunity. Emma also works with the community after-school program to put on weekly workshops, job shadow experiences and career exploration activities.
Prior to joining the Career Readiness team, Emma worked as a mentoring specialist with PYD and matched youth ages 11 to 17 with caring adult volunteer mentors. Before working with PYD, she served as an AmeriCorps member with City Year Boston, working at the Maurice J. Tobin K-8 School in Roxbury in a third grade classroom.
Emma loves working with young people and serving the community. When she’s not at work, Emma loves playing with her dog, spending time outdoors, volunteering, and learning new things!