Stories

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

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

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

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

Three Young Professionals who are Leading by Supporting Minnesota Communities

With more than 2.4 thousand Twin Cities young professionals in the Genesys Works network, there are also more than 2.4 thousand stories we could share about the unique pathways each has pursued. Three of these young professionals – Suman Dahal, Pranav Karmacharya, and Callie Nguyen – recently merged onto a similar pathway to use their

For the Incoming Class of Interns: You have a voice that matters

By Sheila Stone This year, after completing eight weeks of professional and technical skills training, I received a Genesys Works internship at Optum as an Operational Process Report Analyst. I perform tasks which support the day-to-day operations in IT, and I see this role as beneficial for the Business Analysis degree I hope to pursue.

How I’m Taking Advantage of Genesys Works Opportunities to Grow as a Leader

By George Yang Growing up, I’ve always wanted to expand my skill set to improve as a leader and as an individual. I have been able to do this primarily by being involved in many extracurriculars, and through all of these programs and activities, I’ve been able to grow a lot as a leader in

February 2021 Feature: Making Internships Meaningful

Intern Feature: Guleid Eleie, Amerprise Financial Genesys Works Twin Cities has more than 310 amazing young professionals in our program – engaged and motivated interns – working towards career success. For our February Making Internships Meaningful feature, we are recognizing Ameriprise Financial intern Guleid Eleie who was nominated by his supervisor, Rajashree Rao, for his