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Genesys Works places 300-plus minority interns in Twin Cities

The Twin Cities chapter of Genesys Works, the national career-training nonprofit that places disadvantaged high school students in paid internships, said 318 Twin Cities students were hired this month for one-year, 20-hour-a-week paid internships with 56 Twin Cities companies.


Genesys Works Twin Cities Projects over $4.6M Community Impact after Draft Day

Genesys Works (https://genesysworks.org/) released today the highlights of the 10th annual Draft Day, a sports-style event showcasing its high school students and the companies where they will work during the upcoming school year.
Genesys Works placed 318 high school seniors into paid, one-year corporate IT internships at 56 companies throughout the Twin Cities metro area. Many high school students began their 20-hour work schedule just two days after Draft Day.




Allina Health Wins 2019 Rookie of the Year Award

It’s not every year that a corporate partner triples the numbers of young professionals it hires. But Allina Health isn’t just any other company. And not every company wins the Rookie of the Year award, like Allina Health did at Draft Day on Tuesday. We could tell you why Allina Health is such a valuable partner, but it’s better said by one of their interns.



Finding True Potential with Genesys Works

A single opportunity changed the trajectory of my life. I grew up in a single-parent household in Bloomington, Minnesota, where my mother worked three jobs to provide a roof over our heads and food in our bellies.



Facing the Future with Confidence

Francisco was seven years old when his family left Mexico and set out for the U.S. Growing up in Oakland, the eldest of two, he found himself navigating a new country, new language, and most importantly, a new education system. In high school, Francisco envisioned a future career in law and technology.


Giving Interns a Seat at the Table

Genesys Works Invites Houston Business Community to Open Doors of Opportunity and Have a Seat at the Table with Intern Ambassadors