Bay Area

GENESYS WORKS – BAY AREA TO OPEN NEW TRAINING CENTER IN OAKLAND

Funding from AT&T Aspire contributes to expansion and deeper community engagement SAN FRANCISCO —April 9, 2015—Genesys Works – Bay Area, the innovative non-profit that engages economically disadvantaged high school students into professional career paths through workplace training and meaningful senior-year internships, today announced plans to expand offices to the East B …

Genesys Works matches high school students with tech internships

In an article by Joshua Chin that was run in both SFGate.com and OaklandNorth, two Genesys Works interns were featured for the work they are doing at Peet’s Coffee & Tea. Peet’s has been an exemplary corporate partner, and several managers spoke of how they mentor the young professionals as well the impact that has been felt throughout the company. Read the full article he …

AT&T Announces 3 Million Dollar Gift to Genesys Works

Through its AT&T Aspire initiative, Dallas-based AT&T (NYSE:T) invested $3 million in Genesys Works, which helps place high school seniors into technical and professional training as well as internship programs in companies around the country. The money will be used to improve Genesys’ technology, according to a statement. Read the full article here. …

Wired.com Features Genesys Works – Bay Area

In the article “The Nonprofit That’s Giving Underprivileged Kids Jobs in Tech Companies,” Wired.com highlights the Genesys Works – Bay Area program, and one of our recent program graduates. Read the full story here. …