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Empowering Sustainable Change

  Genesys Works Chicago has made a difference in the lives of over 1,000 Chicago youth. After a decade of providing meaningful work opportunities to Chicago Young Professionals and a pipeline of diverse, talented students to Chicago companies, we see the collective impact of our work on our community: sustainable positive change. Few people better […]



Want to vote as an Illinois resident? We have answers to your questions!

As we work toward our vision of a stronger, more equitable future for Chicago 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 to […]


Cheers to Class 10!

10 FOR 10 STUDENT HIGHLIGHTS Jareal Appling – Lantern Partners While at Lantern Partners, Jareal completed data entry for job candidates, which she described as one of the most important roles at the company. “Because of my internship at Lantern Partners, I’ve become more social, more open, and more professional. I was able to build […]


A Message To Our Community

Last week, our CEO, David Williams, released a statement on recent events in our country. In unity with our organization’s stance, we also wanted to explain the work we are doing at the local level, as our mission and efforts are now more critical than ever. For ten years, we have worked toward a future […]





Stay home, Support Interns

During these difficult times, we are especially grateful for our Genesys Works community. We believe it’s more important than ever to uphold our mission by maintaining our support of our young professionals while prioritizing the health and safety of our students, partners, staff, and the Chicago community. You can read more about our team’s efforts throughout recent weeks here. […]


Genesys Works Chicago COVID-19 News and Updates

To our Genesys Works interns, partners, and supporters: We hope that you are safe and well amid the current COVID-19 outbreak. At Genesys Works, the health and well-being of our students, staff, and supporters is paramount. We are working closely with our corporate partners and students to ensure that everyone understands and is following the […]