Twin Cities News

Annual Impact Report Extended Story: Transforming Struggle into Ambition

Aisha Mohamed has traveled great distances – literally and figuratively – to get to where she is today, a high school senior and client experience intern at Cargill. Born in Kenya, Aisha’s family emigrated to Minnesota when she was just three; like many immigrant families, they initially relied on government assistance and were determined to succeed.


Talent Development Pipeline 2020 Application

The Talent Development Pipeline (TDP) is an exclusive program designed for enthusiastic young professionals who want to launch a career in business technology. TDP members receive ongoing individualized support and access to unique skill-building experiences throughout college.


Young Professional Guest Blogger Series: Overcoming Challenges

I am lucky to have had the opportunity to intern at a couple of places, but today we’re going to focus in on my experience as a Development & Technical Operations (DevOps + TechOps) Systems Admin at CaringBridge. In this role, I need to know about both software and hardware and be comfortable with problem-solving and critical thinking.


Talent Development Pipeline Mentorship Program

At Genesys Works, we are committed to ensuring the career success of our program completers by connecting them to college support resources, career opportunities, and professional networks. As a volunteer mentor, you have the opportunity to be paired with a member of the Genesys Works Talent Development Pipeline and support their career journey. With this program, we hope you will collaborate with your mentee to foster the growth of an impactful relationship and assist in growing the knowledge and skills needed for that mentee to achieve career success.


Young Professional Guest Blogger Series: Internship Breakthrough Moment

I experienced a breakthrough moment in my internship experience when I helped co-host a Lunch & Learn event with my supervisor at Medtronic. For this project, I applied skills that I learned in summer training, my internship experience, and beyond. With my team’s support, I created different kinds of content and marketing materials for the event, including putting together a branded PowerPoint presentation, writing emails that were sent out to more than 900 MDT employees, and designing posters.


A Message from the Twin Cities Executive Director: Our COVID-19 Action Plan

During these difficult times, we are especially grateful for our Genesys Works community. We believe it’s more important than ever to uphold our mission by maintaining our students’ income stability and to prioritize the health and safety of our students, partners, staff, and the Twin Cities community. As a member of the Genesys Works community, we want to keep you apprised of our team’s recent efforts.


March 2020 Feature: Making Internships Meaningful

Check out our March Making Internships Meaningful feature and see who the supervisor and intern spotlights are. A meaningful internship can only happen when supervisors are devoted to their young professional’s experience and young professionals exemplify drive and commitment in their internship. Through this series, we want to capture how supervisors and interns are both Making Internships Meaningful.


Faiza Mohamoud: The Language of Professionals

Faiza Mohamoud (she/her) is a student at Metropolitan State University. This article was originally published in the Minnesota Women’s Press. When I was first thinking of applying to college, my knowledge was limited. I didn’t know about the process of getting in, or what ACT score I would need to compete for scholarships, or the difference between in-state and […]


Genesys Works Receives $400,000 Investment from The George Foundation to Expand to Fort Bend Independent School District

Genesys Works (GW) today announced a grant of $400,000 from The George Foundation to improve career readiness for young people in Fort Bend County. The funds will support the organization’s mission of providing pathways to career success for students in underserved communities across the region by teaching them in-demand skills and connecting them to professional opportunities.