Genesys Works NYC interns are teammates at Mizuho

“One of the biggest and most surprising benefits of my Mizuho internship has been the ability to find my voice in a professional setting,” notes Makaylah L., a high school senior in the Bronx. Makaylah is part of the 4th cohort of interns – referred to as “Young Professionals” or “YPs” — from Genesys Works

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

Genesys Works Houston Is Connecting High School Students To Business Careers

High school seniors with a desire to go to college and gain professional careers have Genesys Works Houston as an option. Find out how the program works and how to get involved in this week’s Houston Newsmakers with Khambrel Marshall. Watch The Full Interview!

Pro Bono PSA Showcases GW’s Work

Thank you to all our supporters. We are grateful to DCTV who provided us with a media capacity grant and produced a public service announcement to showcase our work. Check out our story, featuring the great work our supporters make possible! About DCTV’s Nonprofit Capacity Building Grant Program: DCTV’s grant for nonprofits helps organizations of

8 strategies for districts looking to add or expand internship programs

Most high school students never get the chance to complete an internship. But what if more did? To read the full article published in K-12 Dive click here.

Organizations Look to High Schools to Source Talent, Develop Careers

It truly is a win-win when proactive talent acquisition—pipelining high school students to fill in-demand jobs—creates career opportunities for youth and generates returns that last a lifetime.  To read the full article published in SHRM click here.

Paid Internships Can Provide HS Students with Something No College Counselor Can

With inflation and college costs rapidly increasing, it’s no wonder many high school seniors aren’t sure about the next step to take. Should they pursue a short-term certificate or a four-year degree? Is it possible to enroll in a good school without accruing too much debt? Which degrees and certificates lead to good-paying jobs? To

Genesys Works Receives $250,000 Grant from Salesforce to Prepare the Future Workforce

Funding to help nonprofit reach more young people with professional development training in the Bay Area, Chicago, and New York City.  Genesys Works, a national nonprofit providing pathways to postsecondary education and career success for high school students from underserved communities, announced today that it received a $250,000 grant from Salesforce. The funds will support

Genesys Works Receives $5.4 Million in Funding to Grow and Scale Its Proven College and Career Readiness Program

Funding Includes $5 Million Multi-Year Grant from Ballmer Group, $150,000 Grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation, $150,000 Grant from the Hearst Foundations, and $100,000 Grant from the George Kaiser Family Foundation Houston, TX – October 12, 2022 – With millions of high school students in need of proven pathways to the middle class, the

Hearst Foundations Announce Grant to Genesys Works

Funding will support the organization’s national program to prepare high school students for college and careers San Francisco, CA – September 27, 2022 –  The Hearst Foundations’ executive director Paul “Dino” Dinovitz announced this week that Genesys Works will receive a $150,000 grant to support the organization’s college and career readiness program. Genesys Works prepares