Twin Cities News

St. Paul Interns get Glimpse of Professional Life, Better Shot at College

By Maja Beckstrom, Pioneer Press Keyana Johnson answers phones and resolves password issues Wednesday in the IT department at Travelers in St. Paul through an internship program run by Genesys Works. (Pioneer Press: Scott Takushi) When employees at Travelers can’t log into their computer and call the company help desk, they might get advice from a high sch …


Genesys Works – Twin Cities Places 233 Students Into Internships

8/6/15 (Article taken from WCCO): Over two hundred Minnesota high school students are officially drafted as of Thursday morning. The 233 students have been drafted to work for 55 Twin Cities Corporations as paid interns. These kids are from low-income backgrounds and they now have a huge jump start to their futures. To emphasize the enormity of the event, the ceremony mimic …


Job Opportunity: Development Director

Location: Saint Paul, MN Employment Type: Full-time Genesys Works is a nonprofit organization that trains and employs high school seniors to perform professional services for major corporations. Our mission is to enable economically-disadvantaged students to enter and thrive in the economic mainstream by providing them the knowledge and work experience required to succeed as …


Genesys Works – Twin Cities Announces New Executive Director

The Genesys Works Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Karen Marben as the new Executive Director of Genesys Works – Twin Cities. The Board’s decision comes with the fullest confidence that Marben will continue the existing caliber of leadership, serving as an excellent steward of the Genesys Works mission and an influential advocate for low-income high …


2nd Annual CIO Luncheon Raises $120,000

On Friday, May 15, 400 IT leaders gathered at the Metropolitan Ballroom in Golden Valley for the 2nd Annual Genesys Works CIO Luncheon. This year’s luncheon raised $120,000 to provide transportation for our young professionals. This will remove a significant barrier facing students in our program – the ability to get to and from meaningful work opportunities outside of their e …


View our Annual Report

Click the picture above to view our 2015 Annual Report which features student, client partner, and school partner stories – and our impressive results from 2015. …


Job Opportunity: IT Instructor (Summer)

Apply your computer knowledge and mentoring ability to help change the trajectory of young people’s lives. Genesys Works is a nonprofit organization that trains and employs high school seniors to perform professional IT services for major corporations. Our mission is to enable economically-disadvantaged students to enter the economic mainstream by providing them the knowledge …