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Genesys Works Chicago is excited to announce that Liz Rafferty, a proven HR executive and longtime supporter of Genesys Works, has been selected as its new Executive Director.

Columbia University Study Shows Genesys Works Leads to More College Degrees, Higher Incomes, and Greater Economic Growth

Houston - In addition to matching interns with meaningful internship experiences, Genesys Works also provides students with guidance and counseling on appropriate college and career pathways. Students are able to identify college matches based on location, academics, culture, and financial aid.  For Marcelo Davila, who wasn’t sure he would go to college at all, Genesys Works ha ...

CHICAGO - March 31, 2017 Genesys Works is pleased to welcome Tim Roessler to the organization as the Director of Outreach and Partnerships. Roessler brings decades of Information Technology experience to his new position, with leadership roles in innovative companies such as Cabot Microelectronics Corporation, Genesys, Edify and Walgreens. He holds a Master in Computer Science ...

HOUSTON - March 27, 2017 Genesys Works, a program that changes the life trajectory of low-income high school seniors by providing them with meaningful work internships and critical college and career skills, announced today that it is actively seeking new partners to bring its proven career readiness programming into their communities. Through investments from AT&T and othe ...

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 tack ...

$1.17M National Software Upgrades Support Teens Preparing for 21st Century Jobs

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 pr ...