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Give to the Max Week 2019: Student Testimonials

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. 


How To Succeed in Business: Peter’s Formula for Success

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. 


November 2019 Feature: Making Internships Meaningful

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.



Kickstart Your Career Event Recap

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.



Hatfield & McCoys 2019 Event Recap

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.


October 2019 Feature: Making Internships Meaningful

Check out our 2019-2020 Making Internships Meaningful launch 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.



Alumni Profile: Nasro Omar

We sat down with Class of 2014 Genesys Works alumna Nasro Omar who graduated from Augsburg University last spring. Six years ago, as a Young Professional, she began her internship at Optum where she worked on the telecommunications support team. After finishing the internship year, Nasro elected to go to Hamline University for college. Hear directly from her how she made her journey through college and post-secondary education.