Genesys Works Is About More Than Earning a Job to Me

When I was a junior in high school, I decided to do something different than work during the summer. Instead, I trained with Genesys Works. Because of this decision, I earned a once-in-a-lifetime internship at Abbott and am receiving guidance throughout my senior year and college! Stress personally hasn’t been much of a factor for

There’s Still So Much Work To Do

Dear Genesys Works Family, When the verdict was announced in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for (what has now been affirmed as) the murder of George Floyd, all of America breathed a collective sigh of relief. For some it represented vindication for a life taken too soon. For others, it was

My Biggest Challenge Became My Biggest Breakthrough

By Kaitlyn Palacios As a Genesys Works young professional, I’m employed at the Toro Company as an I.S. Analyst Intern. At first, I had no idea what I was doing nor had any idea what an I.S. Analyst Intern does. After training with previous interns, we – my fellow interns and I – jumped straight

We Must Work Together to Create Equal Opportunity for All

Genesys Works Family, Events continue to transpire across America that reflect its ongoing challenges, and failures, to achieve racial equity and social justice. From laws promoting voter suppression to violence against minority groups and overly aggressive and unevenly applied policing tactics, we continue to see stark reminders of America’s struggle to overcome systemic racial inequality.

Why Genesys Works Got My “Yes” (and Why It’s Worth Your “Yes,” Too)

By Christina Zheng A year ago, I didn’t even know that Genesys Works existed. Through the invitation from a friend and fellow intern this year, I found out about this invaluable opportunity to learn, grow, and experience more than just being a student in high school. As a junior well-aware of the college application process

April 2021 Feature: Making Internships Meaningful

Intern Feature: Karen Fahim, Deluxe Corporation Genesys Works Twin Cities has more than 310 amazing young professionals in our program – engaged and motivated interns – working toward career success. For our April Making Internships Meaningful feature, we are recognizing Deluxe Corporation intern Karen Fahim who was nominated by her supervisor David Knack for her

Genesys Works Welcomes Three Board Members and Names New Chairman

Top executives bring wealth of leadership and experience to support nonprofit in advancing economic opportunities that make career aspirations a reality for all youth HOUSTON, TX (April 6, 2021) — Genesys Works, a national workforce development program that connects high school students from underserved neighborhoods to paid internships with major companies, today welcomed Marylean Abney,

Violence by anyone, against any community, is violence against all communities.

Genesys Works Family, We are saddened by the rising surge in hate crimes against the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Community.  Violence by anyone, against any community, is violence against all communities. Genesys Works condemns the perpetual cycle of violence perpetrated on AAPI, BIPOC, and LGBTQ+ people in our country. We envision a future where all

Why My Genesys Works Skills Training Experience Was Unforgettable

By Amairany Nava Palacios Through summer skills training, I expanded a lot of skillsets, including technology, communication, leadership, and so much more! Because of how much I grew and the support Ii received; my summer training experience was an unforgettable one. During training, I really struggled with communication. It was difficult for me to reach

March 2021 Feature: Making Internships Meaningful

Genesys Works Twin Cities has more than 310 amazing young professionals in our program – engaged and motivated interns – working towards career success. And, there are more than 200 supervisors in our network of devoted IT and business professionals that support and mentor our young professionals. For our March Making Internships Meaningful feature, we