This month, we are excited to spotlight Genesys Works alumnus and current University of Minnesota – Twin Cities senior Peter Thao. As a Genesys Works young professional, Peter worked at Be the Match and is currently studying information technology infrastructure. He will graduate in the spring of 2020 and has already accepted an offer for a full-time position at US Bank as an information security specialist.
Check out our November 2019-2020 Making Internships Meaningful article and see who the first supervisor and intern spotlights are. A meaningful internship can only happen when supervisors are devoted to their young professional’s experience and young professionals exemplify drive and commitment in their internship. Through this series, we want to capture how supervisors and interns are both Making Internships Meaningful.
Did you know that only 39% of employees attempt salary negotiation? It can be an intimidating topic, but it can have a big impact on salary and career trajectory. At the latest Kickstart Your Career event hosted by Accenture, we aimed to give Genesys Works alumni the confidence and tools to be successful negotiators in the workplace and beyond.
Earlier this month, technology vendor partners and Works supporters raised more than $140,000 to create opportunities where Twin Cities youth with the will and work ethic to succeed are empowered achieve a lifetime of economic self-sufficiency.