Chicago News

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 […]


Genesys Works Chicago Announces New Executive Director

CHICAGO, IL — Genesys Works, a national social enterprise committed to providing pathways to career success for high school students in underserved communities, announced today that Kim Day is the new Executive Director for Chicago.   Kim Day, as a founder and an innovator of a network of schools serving 2,000 students across Chicago, saw the impact […]


Genesys Works Chicago Hosts First Cocktails and Conversation Of 2020

“Genesys Works exposes students to careers they may not otherwise know existed.” – Erin Estrada, Director of Postsecondary Counseling at Intrinsic Schools   For nearly ten years, Genesys Works Chicago has provided opportunities for students to succeed in a professional work environment, opening up career possibilities previously thought unattainable. On February 20, join us for Cocktails and Conversation, where our new Executive Director […]