Twin Cities News

Burnsville High School in St. Paul is developing pathways that have students thinking and preparing for possible careers and figuring out what education, experiences and/or training they'll need. Part of developing those pathways stems from Burnsville's partnership with Genesys Works, which allows students to get paid work experience at major corporations.

Alumni: Gozong Lor GW Class: 2013 High School: Saint Paul Central Senior High School College: Macalester College In 2012, Gozong Lor began her year-long internship with Target through Genesys Works. While this experience initially seemed like a short-term dive into IT, Gozong soon realized the internship meant more - to her and her company. Her internship with Target spark ...

Alumni: Gozong Lor GW Class: 2013 High School: Saint Paul Central Senior High School College: Macalester College In 2012, Gozong Lor began her year-long internship with Target through Genesys Works. While this experience initially seemed like a short-term dive into IT, Gozong soon realized the internship meant more - to her and her company. Her internship with Target spark ...

In Minnesota’s Brooklyn Center Community school district, we have partnered with Genesys Works, a nonprofit organization that trains and places disadvantaged high school students in internships with Fortune 1000 companies. The internships kick off with a summer training program, where students learn technical skills and business operations alongside professional skills like communication, cooperation, and punctuality.

Genesys Works - Twin Cities welcomes four new members to its nonprofit Board of Directors. Long-time program advocates Michael Goar (Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities), Dionne Griffin Alkamooneh (City of St. Paul), Craig Pratt (ServiceNow), and Richard Walker (York Solutions/Think IT) have each begun their new terms on the board of Genesys Works – Twin Cities.

Genesys Works – Twin Cities invites you to apply for the Think IT Young Professional Scholarship! This college scholarship amounts to $8,000 over two years ($4,000 per year). Alumni must be enrolled in a four-year college or university and demonstrate financial need. The scholarship may be used for any cost of attendance at an eligible college or university, including but not l ...

Genesys Works – Twin Cities is thankful for our hundreds of donors and funding partners who help us achieve our mission! One such partner, Deluxe Corporation Foundation has provided annual grants to support GW programming for our students since 2012. The Deluxe Corporation Foundation focuses on long-term solutions that help people, businesses and communities thrive and grow. A ...

In August 2017, Class of 2018 Medtronic intern Kachi asked a simple, insightful question. He wanted to know whether or not there was a place to celebrate employees of the month at Medtronic. Fast forward, and his question has sparked a monthly celebration with investment from multiple levels of the company.

The Minnesota Aspirations in Computing (MNAiC) Awards Program, partners with the National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT) to honor young high school women for their computing-related achievements and interests. 

Watch local ABC affiliate WJLA's "Spotlight on Education" segment, which features the Genesys Works program in Fairfax County.