What’s new at Genesys Works Chicago?

September 4, 2019



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 sure to follow our social media over the next month for #InternshipFirstDay updates and photos. (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram).


Successful Alumni Reunion Party

On August 13th, staff and alumni were able to catch up over pizza and talk about future alumni opportunities. Alumni from classes four through nine were representedall making Genesys Works proud! We look forward to increasing future opportunities and engagement for alumni over the next year.

If you’re an alumni looking to reconnect, follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn for news and ways to get involved.


Save the Date: Cracking the Code

November 6, 2019

Time: 6:00 PM cocktails, 7:00 PM Dinner

Place: Chicago Athletic Association

All proceeds from the gala will go toward empowering high school students from underserved backgrounds to achieve college and career success through skills training and meaningful work experiences.

Become a sponsor or purchase tickets today.


Now Accepting Associates Board Memberships

Are you a professional interested in giving back to the Chicago community? Are you excited by Genesys Works’ mission and eager to support us? Consider joining the Genesys Works Associates Board (GWAB). The GWAB is a group of dedicated supporters who fundraise, volunteer, and participate in events to support the mission of Genesys Works. GWAB members enjoy many activities and benefits, including:

  • Joining volunteer opportunities like our Resume Workshop, Design Thinking Day, and Career Panels.
  • Networking at quarterly Happy Hours with Associates Board members.
  • Receiving discounted admission at select fundraising events.
  • Mentoring GWC alumni.
  • Getting involved in leadership opportunities and serving on the Executive Council to help direct the GWAB strategy.

For more information on membership requirements and news on upcoming events, contact Kate Sherman at ksherman@gensysworks.org or 312.525.3438.


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