Twin Cities News

January 2021 Feature: Making Internships Meaningful

Intern Feature: Pao Xiong, Fairview Health Services Genesys Works Twin Cities has more than 300 amazing young professionals in our program – engaged and motivated interns – working towards career success. For our January Making Internships Meaningful feature, we are recognizing Fairview Health Services intern Pao Xiong, who was nominated by his supervisor Steve Robbins […]


Guest Blog: My journey to and through Genesys Works

By Class of 2021 Young Professional Redeat Wattero There is a lot of pressure in high school to figure out what I will be doing in the next 10 years, what college I’ll go to, what I am going to major in, etc. This is a really tough choice, and it’s all rooted in my […]


Genesys Works’ Twin Cities Program Welcomes Three New Board Members from Andersen Corporation, Carlson Family Foundation, and Ameriprise Financial

SAINT PAUL, MN (December 15, 2020) — Genesys Works Twin Cities (GWTC), a workforce development program that trains high school students in employability skills and connects them to paid internship opportunities with top Twin Cities companies, announced today that Myra Day-Perkins, Aretha Green-Rupert, and Karen Richard have been elected to its board of directors. Myra Day-Perkins […]


December 2020 Feature: Making Internships Meaningful

Intern Feature: Zalma Aden, Accenture Genesys Works Twin Cities has more than 310 amazing young professionals in our program – engaged and motivated interns – working towards career success. For our December Making Internships Meaningful feature, we are recognizing Accenture intern Zalma Aden who was nominated by her supervisor Andrew Jison for her positivity and […]


Genesys Works Announces Allison Barmann as Executive Director of its Twin Cities Program

As a founding member of the Twin Cities board, Allison brings a wealth of leadership experience and passion for Genesys Works’ mission to her role as executive director. TWIN CITIES, MN (December 8, 2020) – Today, Genesys Works, a national youth workforce development program for promising high school students and diverse talent pipeline for top […]


November 2020 Feature: Making Internships Meaningful

Intern Feature: Oscar Garcia, Ecolab Genesys Works Twin Cities has more than 310 amazing young professionals in our program – engaged and motivated interns – working towards career success. For our November Making Internships Meaningful feature, we are recognizing Ecolab intern Oscar Garcia who was nominated by his supervisor Todd Aguilar for his wonderful personality […]


October 2020 Feature: Making Internships Meaningful

Intern Feature: Frances Sehneah Genesys Works Twin Cities has more than 310 amazing young professionals in our program – engaged and motivated interns – working towards career success. For our October Making Internships Meaningful feature, we are recognizing Target intern Frances Sehneah who was nominated by her supervisor Delight DeMulling for her motivation in achieving […]


Meet the three interns supporting the Genesys Works Twin Cities team

While Genesys Works Twin Cities (GWTC) partners with more than 40 companies to employ youth in business technology, we’ve also personally owned this responsibility by hiring three young professionals to support our creative and technical operations within Genesys Works. And, it comes as no surprise that each of them is walking on their own unique […]


Want to vote as a Minnesota resident? Your questions answered here!

As we work toward our vision of a stronger, more equitable future for Twin Cities youth, we know that civic engagement – aka VOTING – is one more way to make a change in society. So, we’ve gathered some resources for you to use as you seek to make your own voice heard leading up […]


Virtual Career Fair convenes 75 young professionals and 11 Twin Cities corporations

As Genesys Works seeks to further progress the Twin Cities toward economic equity and racial justice, it is clearer than ever that employers hold the keys to both jobs and economic opportunity. By way of the Career Fair in late August, corporations sought to leverage that power and employ change. Amidst a COVID pandemic, the […]