5 myths about high school interns and why your business should hire them

 Employers are struggling to fill jobs with experienced, skilled workers. In fact, job openings hit an all-time high in August 2018, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that in just two years, 1.4 million computer science-related jobs will be open, with barely 400,000 qualified candidates to fill them.

Internship Spotlight – Ali Hammad, Kratos

My coworkers had been talking about various hacking conventions since the beginning of my internship, but there was one in particular that they told me about in early November. That one was ShmooCon.

NCR 2019 Plans

We are extremely excited about our fourth year in the National Capital Region and we are excited for continued growth in the area. This year we are planning continue expanding to 3 new schools, Roosevelt, Friendship Collegiate, and Friendship Tech Prep in the District of Columbia and continuing our growth in our current Fairfax County schools in order to train and place 60 young professionals with our amazing corporate partners for year-long internships.

2018 NCR Highlights & Achievements

Genesys Works in the National Capital Region had a successful 2018! As we reflect, we feel proud of the work our students, partners, and staff have done to impact the Washington metropolitan region community.

February 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.