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  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 ...

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 ...

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

 

 

AT&T Presents $2 Million Contribution to Genesys Works to Grow Internship Opportunities for Underserved Youth 


 

Additional $2 Million Contribution Gives Up To 11,000 More Students Career Training

AT&T Expand Opportunities for Youth

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.

 

Supported by partnerships with Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) and businesses in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, Genesys Works offers disadvantaged students the opportunity to gain real-world experience in the IT field before they graduate from high school.

Mock Interviews is a vital part of our program. For eight weeks, students learn professional and technical skills, which equip them for success during their senior-year internships

2016 Houston Year in Review:    Class off 2016 students –  Class of 2017 students –       100% applied to college 992: student applications from 25 partner high schools      100% applied for scholarships 273: students started training      100% accepted to college 185 students to be placed      Almost $3 Million in Scholarship Dollars won!  ...

Genesys Works to Receive $800,000 Investment for Research Partnership to Impact Chicago’s Young People    CHICAGO – Genesys Works Chicago is thrilled to announce that it is one of three winners in Chicago Beyond’s first-ever innovation challenge, GO Innovate. Launched in April, Chicago Beyond’s GO Innovate challenge sought early-stage ideas that offer innovative programming in ...

The $250,000 grant, made possible by the Citi Foundation and America’s Promise Alliance, supports innovative programs that prepare low-income youth for future success Chicago (August 5, 2016) –  The Citi Foundation and America’s Promise Alliance announced thatGenesys Works Chicago has been awarded a grant from the 2016 Youth Opportunity Fund, an initiative that supports progra ...