Genesys Works Chicago Announces New Executive Director

CHICAGO, IL — Genesys Works, a national social enterprise committed to providing pathways to career success for high school students in underserved communities, announced today that Kim Day is the new Executive Director for Chicago. Kim Day, as a founder and an innovator of a network of schools serving 2,000 students across Chicago, saw the impact of

Genesys Works Chicago Hosts First Cocktails and Conversation Of 2020

“Genesys Works exposes students to careers they may not otherwise know existed.” – Erin Estrada, Director of Postsecondary Counseling at Intrinsic Schools   For nearly ten years, Genesys Works Chicago has provided opportunities for students to succeed in a professional work environment, opening up career possibilities previously thought unattainable. On February 20, join us for Cocktails and Conversation, where our new Executive Director

What’s new at Genesys Works – October News

Career and College Connection Begins It’s not easy to balance your senior year of high school, being a working professional, andplanning for the future, but our interns find a way! To support them, our programming team provides Career and College Connection (CCC) workshops focused on applying to colleges, planning financials, and more. This month, our

What’s new at Genesys Works Chicago?

Class 10 Internships Start 137 class ten young professionals have been placed in internships across the city! Corporate partners such as TransUnion, Revantage, Kirkland and Ellis LLP, and more have already welcomed our interns into their offices for orientations and first days. We’re so excited to see how class 10 grows throughout the year! Be

Chicago’s Business, Education Leaders Strategize Ways To Invest In A Next-Gen Workforce

Today, Genesys Works, a national nonprofit that provides paid internships and job training to high school students from underserved backgrounds, convened leaders from across the city to discuss ways to expand technology education to bolster the city’s next-gen workforce.

Learn More about Chicago ACHIEVER +

ACHIEVER + is a midday enrichment class for students as they wait to begin their internships.

Genesys Works Chicago and Columbia College Chicago Online partner in Everyone Can Code initiative

CHICAGO, June 13, 2018 – Genesys Works, a national social enterprise that provides work opportunities to high school students from underserved communities, today announced a partnership with Columbia College Chicago that will provide Chicago Public School students the opportunity to learn coding skills in an accelerated eight-week session this summer. Twenty-five students will …

Genesys Works Chicago Welcomes New Board Members

Genesys Works Chicago Welcomes New Board Members Tom Knight, Kelly Geary and Paul Corning CHICAGO – May 16, 2018 Genesys Works Chicago is excited to add three strong leaders to its Board of Directors, each bringing their unique experience and passion to the nonprofit. Thomas G. Knight – an accomplished senior executive – brings with him over 25 years of …

2018 Impact Awards

Corporate Partner Honorees Ola Bolton, Accenture George Campos, Sidley Austin Anthony Canzeroni, Deloitte Monica Carney, Urban Partnership Bank Kim Currier, Kirkland & Ellis Melissa Davis, Baker McKenzie Bob Dignan, AT&T Tim Freund, Kirkland & Ellis Justin Griffiths, GTCR John Hamstra, Revantage De Ann Hanson, Bryan Cave Chris Heinemann, Relativity …

Fox 32 Chicago Highlights Genesys Works

Fox 32 Chicago highlights Genesys Works’ participation in the Everyone Can Code program on their morning news program. Executive Director of Genesys Works Chicago Liz Rafferty and Genesys Works alumnus Malik Palmer explain what coding is, why learning to code is important, and the benefits of participating in Genesys Works internships. Genesys Works is excited to have partnered with Apple and the City of Chicago to bring coding opportunities to Chicago’s nearly 500,000 students through a citywide expansion of Apple’s Everyone Can Code program.