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Genesys Works NYC Establishes Board of Advisors

Powerhouse of industry leaders to help social enterprise advance mission of providing meaningful work experiences for high school students, NYC’s future workforce  NEW YORK CITY, NY (February 23 2021) — Genesys Works, a national workforce development program that connects high school students from underserved neighborhoods to paid internships with major companies, is pleased to announce the

Jeffrey Artis Named Chief Executive Officer of Genesys Works

Jeffrey Artis, Chief Executive Officer of Genesys Works Prominent workforce development leader joins nonprofit to expand career development programs for high school students. HOUSTON, TX (February 4, 2020) – Today, Genesys Works, a national workforce development program that connects high school students from underserved communities to paid internships with major companies, announced Jeffrey Artis as

Genesys Works is One of Five Organizations Awarded $50,000 from The Upwork Foundation

HOUSTON, TX (November 11, 2020) – Genesys Works, a national youth workforce development program for promising high school students and a diverse talent pipeline for top U.S. employers, recently received a $50,000 grant from The Upwork Foundation Initiative, in partnership with The Tides Foundation. The Upwork Foundation supports initiatives that provide inclusive learning and economic opportunities that

Genesys Works Receives $250,000 grant from Salesforce to Offer More Youth Opportunities to Thrive in Tomorrow’s Workforce

Funding to help Genesys Works expand technical skills training in the Bay Area and Chicago HOUSTON, TX (October 7, 2020) – Genesys Works, a national youth workforce development program for promising high school students and diverse talent pipeline for top U.S. employers, has received a $250,000 grant from Salesforce.  The funding will support the expansion of

ThreeBridge sponsors Breaking Through at Home

ThreeBridge has been intricately involved in Genesys Works success for multiple years now. Case in point: it’s their fourth consecutive year as the presenting sponsor for our annual graduation event – this year, coined Breaking Through at Home.

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

Fund for Shared Insight Feature: Feedback Leads to Supporting Students on Multiple Pathways to Economic Mobility

We sat down with Genesys Works Twin Cities 2015 alumnus and former Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota intern and current Genesys Works operations intern Alicia Lee to see what she’s up been up to since completing the high school program four years ago. Spoiler alert: she’s been up to a lot of good things. Check it out!

How Mentorship Can Make Workplaces More Equitable

  Rebekah BastianForbes ContributorDiversity & Inclusion Writer   https://www.forbes.com/sites/rebekahbastian/2019/08/26/how-mentorship-can-make-workplaces-more-equitable/#659194e426c2      Employees often want to get involved with Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) work, but are not sure where to start. The good news is that there is a powerful opportunity to make a real impact. If someone has any level of experience or influence,

Genesys Works places 300-plus minority interns in Twin Cities

The Twin Cities chapter of Genesys Works, the national career-training nonprofit that places disadvantaged high school students in paid internships, said 318 Twin Cities students were hired this month for one-year, 20-hour-a-week paid internships with 56 Twin Cities companies.

Meet Three Former Genesys Works Interns Now Part of the Tech Team at Target

From engineering to computer programming, many exciting careers in technology begin at the Bullseye—and Target is helping more young professionals get their start.