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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

Outlier.org and Golden Gate University Launch Workforce Transfer Network for Degrees+

Alumni from programs like AmeriCorps, Genesys Works, Merit America, and Thinkful by Chegg are guaranteed transfer credit toward an associate degree with Golden Gate University Today, we’re excited to announce the Degrees+ Workforce Transfer Network, empowering millions of students to gain real-world experience with an inclusive pathway towards achieving their educational goals.  Beginning this fall,

Genesys Works Launches Tulsa Program to Grow Early-Career Talent Pool for Local Employers  

With support from the George Kaiser Family Foundation and Ascension St. John, the program will provide summer training and paid, yearlong internships to high school seniors at select Tulsa Public Schools  Tulsa, OK – May 25, 2023 – Continuing to expand its proven approach to early-career talent development, the nonprofit Genesys Works announced today the

Comcast Awards Over $25M to Digital Skills Organizations, Creating A More Inclusive Workforce and Economy

PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Comcast Corporation today announced a total award of more than $25 million to hundreds of community organizations to help provide the resources and support needed for building a stronger, more equitable workforce. Furthering a deep and longstanding commitment to advancing equity and opportunity, Comcast’s funding will help provide skills building, job training and other

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.