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ThreeBridge Sponsors Breaking Through for Third Consecutive Year

On paper, ThreeBridge Solutions has been an official Genesys Works “corporate partner” for one year by hosting interns. While it’s their first time partnering with us in this regard, ThreeBridge has been intricately involved in Genesys Works success for multiple years now. Case in point: it’s their third consecutive year as the Breaking Through Ceremony (BTC) presenting sponsor.


Harder+Company Community Research Releases Findings Validating Genesys Works’ Impact

An independent, five-year, longitudinal study measuring Genesys Works’ impact on youth found that students completing the high school internship program were more likely to enroll and persist in college. Genesys Works Bay Area partnered with Harder+Company Community Research, a nationally recognized independent research firm, in 2013 to conduct an evaluation of the youth work-based learning program.


More than just a dream

Growing up I would dream about attending a four-year university, studying business, and working at a job that I am truly passionate about. However, I did not see this becoming a reality due to my lack of knowledge about college, lack of knowledge about the business world, and my fear of choosing a major only to find out that it might not be right for me.


Funder Spotlight: The Otto Bremer Trust

Genesys Works Twin Cities is a catalyst that provides post-secondary pathways to success. We are only able to do this because of the continued support from our funders. For over 10 years — since the launch of our Twin Cities site in 2008 — the Otto Bremer Trust’s visionary leadership has been key to GWTC’s success.


AT&T Gives More Than One Million Dollars to Local Non-Profits to Help Opportunity Youth in Houston’s Complete Communities

AT&T* is committed to helping build a better tomorrow for opportunity youth in Houston’s Complete Communities. We’re doing that through a new initiative we call “Believe HoustonSM” designed to help expand young people’s vision for their futures through academic support and tutoring, character development mentorship and exposure to career options through job shadowing and internships.


Sweet 16: Welcoming Our New Class of Dell Scholars

March 8, 2019 – Today, we are excited to announce our 16th class of Dell Scholars. These students have already inspired us with their perseverance, hard work, and determination to make it this far – applying and being accepting to college.


Newsletter: Q1 and Done

At Genesys Works we are surrounded by great interns, staff members, partners and more. Read more about what we’ve been up to in Q1 here.


Cocktails and Conversation, An Evening with David Williams

Genesys Works’ Cocktails and Conversation event brought together business and community leaders for a casual evening of networking and celebration on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at the Coronado Club, an elegant private dining club located in a landmark building in downtown Houston.


We Can Break the Cycle of Poverty: Training and Skilling Our Workforce

For much of my 35-year career in the nonprofit world, I worked with organizations to address the unfortunate consequences of poverty, issues like access to food or shelter. It is vital, much-needed work, and I felt like we were making a difference. But, I often wondered: instead of treating the symptoms, how can we end the cycle of poverty and eliminate hunger and homelessness entirely?


April 2019 Feature: Making Internships Meaningful

Read more about our latest intern and supervisor features in the Making Internships Meaningful series. 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.