February 22, 2017, Houston, Texas – A new study shows that Genesys Works, a social enterprise based in Houston, Texas that creates professional pathways for disadvantaged high school seniors, has a measurable impact on the Texas economy. The study, conducted by Benjamin Yeo, Ph.D. of DePaul University, measured the impact of the Houston Genesys Works program on the state’s econ ...
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Genesys Works Connects Employers to Talented Youth at First Annual Job and Internship Fair
CHICAGO - Genesys Works Chicago held its first ever Talent Unlimited: Job & Internship Fair on January 4th, 2017. Hosted by 1871 and co-sponsored by America Needs You and Year Up, the Fair attracted 120 college-aged job- and internship-seekers who networked with 20 companies, including CME Group, Northern Trust, TransUnion, and Uptake. “I saw this as an opportunity to ta ...
Microsoft Donation Expands Tech Training for Underprivileged Youth at Genesys Works
$1.17M National Software Upgrades Support Teens Preparing for 21st Century Jobs
How Roles Reversed With One Internship, an Adviser and a High School Senior
HOUSTON PUBLIC MEDIA: "Inside the Classroom" In Houston Public Media's ongoing series “Inside the Classroom,” Eloisa Cortinas, a senior at Alief Hastings High School, talks with her mentor María Carlota Palacios, who manages community relations at Williams, an energy infrastructure company. Educators and experts across Texas are trying to figure out how to make students more ...
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 ...
Disadvantaged Students Get Life-Changing Work Experience With Top Bay Area Employers
More than 100 students begin internships at 25 companies through Genesys Works
in program designed to close the opportunity and skills gap with support from AT&T
High School Students Celebrate Internship Placements with Top Houston Companies
Internship Opportunities Grow for Underserved Youth with AT&T Support for Genesys Works
Additional $2 Million Contribution Gives Up To 11,000 More Students Career Training
DALLAS, Sept. 13, 2016 — AT&T* is contributing $2 million to Genesys Works, a unique program that connects rising high school seniors with critical college and career skills. The program aims to better students’ prospects for college and career success.
Nonprofit's Internship Training Helps Students Imagine New Futures