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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 …


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 …


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. …






Program helps teens access corporate world

With the help of corporate partners, Genesys finds the jobs and then pays the students to work at those companies according to how well they perform, giving them real life experience even before college begins.