Jake Sugerman joined MassHire Downtown Boston as Manager of Career Services Workforce Training and Development in February 2020. In collaboration with the MassHire Downtown Boston team, he is responsible for overseeing the planning, strategy, and expansion of contracts with partner organizations, business, and agencies related to program content and delivery. Jake comes to Masshire Downtown Boston with a background in multiple fields, including more than a decade of work as in the education, journalism, and training & development sectors. Previously, he was the Training and Development Specialist at Pine Street Inn, and co-managed the organization’s job training programs for homeless and at-risk individuals seeking a permanent return to the workforce. Jake has a BA in International Relations from Boston University, a master’s degree in journalism from Emerson College, and an M.Ed in curriculum and instruction from Gordon College, along with certifications and training in Trauma Informed Care and Supervision.