Twin Cities News

Genesys Works Seeks Expansion to New Cities

HOUSTON – March 27, 2017 Genesys Works, a program that changes the life trajectory of low-income high school seniors by providing them with meaningful work internships and critical college and career skills, announced today that it is actively seeking new partners to bring its proven career readiness programming into their communities. Through investments from AT&T and ot …



APPLY NOW: 2017 Think IT Young Professional Scholars Program

In the spring of 2017, Genesys Works – Twin Cities will award college scholarships to high potential alumni with financial need. Awards are $4,000 for two years ($8,000 total) and can be used for any cost of attendance at an eligible four-year college or university (e.g., tuition, fees, books, room, board, etc.). Selected scholars will receive personalized and professional a …


CIO Luncheon 2017

Join us for our 4th Annual CIO Luncheon to recognize the collective impact of our corporate partners and technology vendor partners while raising funds for the mission and students of Genesys Works – Twin Cities. Since 2008, Genesys Works has trained and placed nearly 1,300 low-income high school students in year-long, paid internships supporting the IT needs of more than 60 m …



Genesys Works Interns Earn Scholarships

Many Genesys Works interns have been hard at work this year applying for scholarships as a way to help pay for college. We are excited to share this year’s notable scholarship winners from Genesys Works – Twin Cities. Congratulations on all of your hard work! Think IT Young Professional Scholarship: ($8,000 awarded to Genesys Works alumni currently in college) Kalila Moua …


Genesys Works Named 2016 Chick-fil-A-Foundation True Inspiration Award Winner

ATLANTA (January 19, 2016) – The Chick-fil-A® Foundation is honored to announce today the recipients of the organization’s 2016 True Inspiration Awards. The 22 deserving not-for-profits, which represent 17 states across the country, are receiving a combined $1.26 million in grants to further their work fostering leadership and entrepreneurial spirit in children. Genesys Works …


Join Our Team. Change the Trajectory of Life for Students in the Twin Cities.

At Genesys Works – Twin Cities, we seek candidates who believe deeply in our organization’s mission, who thrive in an entrepreneurial and dynamic work environment, who have a passion for collaboration and teamwork, and who demonstrate a record of achievement. Connect with us on Facebook and read our annual report to learn more. AVAILABLE POSITIONS: Program Coordinator …


Genesys Works – Twin Cities Wins Tekne Award for Workforce Development

SAINT PAUL, Nov. 19, 2015 – The Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) has named Genesys Works as the recipient of the 2015 Tekne Award in the Workforce Development award category. Held November 18 at the Minneapolis Convention Center, the Tekne Awards honor companies and individuals who have played a significant role in developing new technologies that positively impact the l …


Genesys Works Awarded Saint Paul Foundation Grant to Address Racial Equity

With 133 requests from cities, schools and nonprofits, The Saint Paul Foundation has approved seven Advancing Racial Equity grants in honor of its 75th anniversary. Genesys Works is proud to receive one of these seven grants.Applicants were asked to answer the question, “What will your organization do to advance racial equity in St. Paul or the East Metro?” “These grants are re …