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Talent Development Pipeline Mentorship Program

At Genesys Works, we are committed to ensuring the career success of our program completers by connecting them to college support resources, career opportunities, and professional networks. As a volunteer mentor, you have the opportunity to be paired with a member of the Genesys Works Talent Development Pipeline and support their career journey. With this program, we hope you will collaborate with your mentee to foster the growth of an impactful relationship and assist in growing the knowledge and skills needed for that mentee to achieve career success.


A Message from the Genesys Works Houston Executive Director: Our COVID-19 Action Plan

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 students’ income stability and to prioritize the health and safety of our students, partners, staff, and the Twin Cities community. As a member of the Genesys Works community, we want to keep you apprised of our team’s recent efforts.


Young Professional Guest Blogger Series: Internship Breakthrough Moment

I experienced a breakthrough moment in my internship experience when I helped co-host a Lunch & Learn event with my supervisor at Medtronic. For this project, I applied skills that I learned in summer training, my internship experience, and beyond. With my team’s support, I created different kinds of content and marketing materials for the event, including putting together a branded PowerPoint presentation, writing emails that were sent out to more than 900 MDT employees, and designing posters.


A Message from the Twin Cities Executive Director: Our COVID-19 Action Plan

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 students’ income stability and to prioritize the health and safety of our students, partners, staff, and the Twin Cities community. As a member of the Genesys Works community, we want to keep you apprised of our team’s recent efforts.


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 […]


March 2020 Feature: Making Internships Meaningful

Check out our March Making Internships Meaningful feature and see who the supervisor and intern spotlights are. 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.


Faiza Mohamoud: The Language of Professionals

Faiza Mohamoud (she/her) is a student at Metropolitan State University. This article was originally published in the Minnesota Women’s Press. When I was first thinking of applying to college, my knowledge was limited. I didn’t know about the process of getting in, or what ACT score I would need to compete for scholarships, or the difference between in-state and […]


Mentorship Matters: Prashant Bashyal

Prashant Bashyal was a 16-year-old high school junior at Westside High School when his school bus route took him past the Sysco headquarters in the Energy Corridor of Houston for the first time. Each time he passed the building, he wondered about the people who worked there and what it would be like to walk the halls of that building. Prashant was looking for part-time work with fast food restaurants at the time but had not been successful. This story is part of our monthly Mentorship Matters series.


Genesys Works Receives $400,000 Investment from The George Foundation to Expand to Fort Bend Independent School District

Genesys Works (GW) today announced a grant of $400,000 from The George Foundation to improve career readiness for young people in Fort Bend County. The funds will support the organization’s mission of providing pathways to career success for students in underserved communities across the region by teaching them in-demand skills and connecting them to professional opportunities.