Twin Cities

Deepening Connections: Intern Interview with Board Member

Through the Genesys Works program, Young Professionals participate in meaningful paid business and technology internships. Day-to-day work includes working in a corporate environment onsite with a team of established professionals.  Throughout their internship experience, there are very few opportunities for the interns to connect with those who support our program at the highest level, the

Fartun’s Speech from Hatfield and McCoys Celebration Event

If you have attended one of our events, you know that we always include time to hear from a Young Professional or alum. We believe in the importance of giving the mic to our Young Professionals and alumni and amplifying their voices and experiences. With guidance from a staff member and plenty of lead time,

10th Annual Think IT Charity Golf Invitational 

In June, we achieved another milestone and celebrated the 10th annual Think IT Charity Golf Invitational organized by our long-time partner, York Solutions! All proceeds raised through this event advance the mission of Genesys Works to provide pathways to career success for high school students in underserved communities through skills training, meaningful work experiences, and

From Vision to Impact: School Partnerships

School partners are essential to the Genesys Works program, helping bridge the gap between students and their future careers. We work closely with schools throughout the year to support our interns holistically and ensure academic excellence. School partners are also instrumental in helping strengthen the pipeline and recruit new interns each year, helping us provide

A New Partnership with the People of Color Career Fair

Our abundant partnerships help empower students from traditionally underserved communities with the skills, experiences, and guidance they need to succeed in the workforce. Genesys Works Twin Cities has 50+ school partners, 50+ corporate partners, and many community partners who have a shared vision where all young adults can achieve success and a lifetime of economic

Where Are They Now? They Are Inspiring the Next Generation

Have you heard? We are celebrating our 15th anniversary, which means that many of our Young Professionals have launched into the workforce! We now see program alumni at partner companies in supervisor positions with Genesys Works interns, paying forward the wisdom and guidance they received in the past. Paolo Phothiboupha is an intern supervisor at

From Young Professionals to Board Members

“Being on the board I feel will have the most impact.” Adam Tenasupatra “I could do my small part to contribute to the forward progress of GW by serving as a Board Member.“ Dionne Gharamu-Nrumaachi Adam Tenasupatra and Dionne Gharamu-Nrumaachi are Genesys Works Twin Cities alums and members of the 2023 Board of Directors. This

Why Join Genesys Works?

Are you a high school junior interested in building your tech and business skills through training and a potential paid internship? Genesys Works is the program for you! Young Professionals Scout Lee and Emily Robles are dedicated to developing their real-world skills through Summer Training and now at internships with CHS and Optum. In this

From Young Professional to Genesys Works Twin Cities Staff

As we celebrate our 15th anniversary, we are excited to check in on some of our alumni who are now Genesys Works staff members! We are proud to have six program alumni working in program, development, and marketing and communications. For 15 years, we have had the privilege of igniting the spark within local youth

Where Are They Now? They Are Taking Advantage of Opportunities

Zeltzin Montero Castillo, a Genesys Works Twin Cities alum, was recently promoted to Senior Engineer on the Executive Level Support Team at Target HQ! Zeltzin wrote a blog post for us back in 2020, and we recently caught up with her to hear about the amazing advancement she has made in her career since then.