Twin Cities News

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 […]


Our Four-Year Wallin Scholars in 2020

While you have earned your spot in training, everything has just begun. Summer training is only a small portion of the entire story, and it is up to you to fill the rest of it.  My name is Patience Kollie. I am part of the Class of 2020, and during this time I didn’t know what to do, what to expect, or what I would be after this training.


In summer training, the key is curiosity

While you have earned your spot in training, everything has just begun. Summer training is only a small portion of the entire story, and it is up to you to fill the rest of it.  My name is Patience Kollie. I am part of the Class of 2020, and during this time I didn’t know what to do, what to expect, or what I would be after this training.


Twin Cities Virtual Tech Conference

Summer training has gone virtual this year, which has prompted even more innovation. This summer, we will be hosting our first-ever Virtual Tech Conference, featuring Genesys Works alumni, tech trainers, corporate supervisors, and other experts in the technology industry.


Genesys Works Twin Cities July 2020 Update

Executive director Karen Marben will be stepping down from her position after five years of leadership for Genesys Works Twin Cities. In June 2015, Karen Marben joined the team as the organization’s second executive director. Under her leadership, nearly 1,300 high school students earned a year-long business technology internship, and programming expanded significantly to incorporate opportunities for post-secondary students.


Career Launched!

We’re entering an exciting phase in the Talent Development Pipeline (TDP) program. This year, Genesys Works young professionals are beginning to exit the program for the very reason they enter it: to launch their career! Our first individual to move into his first official career role is – drumroll, please – Kyle Lee!  Find out more about Kyle and his first career moves, and stay tuned for more individuals to be added to the official “Career Launched” list!


2019-2020 Making Internships Meaningful Wrap-Up

Throughout the 2019-2020 internship year, our Genesys Works young professionals and their supervisors have demonstrated more creativity and perseverance than we ever could have imagined! No matter what challenges this year provided, they stepped up to the task at hand and continued to create meaningful internship experiences. This June, as we wrap up our school year internships and transition into training our new class of students, we wanted to remind you of all our featured interns and supervisors!