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2019 ThinkIT Young Professional Scholars Program

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 …


January 2019 Feature: Making Internships Meaningful

This month, we are beginning a special new series called Making Internships Meaningful. A meaningful internship can only happen when supervisors are devoted to their young professional’s experience and young professionals exemplify drive and commitment in their internship. Through this series, we want to capture how supervisors and interns are both Making Internships Meaningful.


Three Trends To Watch In 2019 As Houston Tries To Grow Its Future Workforce

Unemployment may be at a near 50-year low, but the economic future of Texas could fade if the state doesn’t develop its workforce, especially people of color for middle-skills jobs, according to a report from earlier this year. What’s more, the gap between companies’ needs and workers’ skills is expected to continue and lead to millions of unfilled jobs in just a decade.


Genesys Works Recruits Students ‘With a Fire in Their Belly’ to Build a Future

Genesys Works aims to give a hand to students in underserved communities, but the intense technical training and internship placement program also helps participating workplaces fill in-demand positions. The program, said National Capital Area Director Mioshi Moses, targets students in underserved communities, but particularly those “with a fire in their belly” willing to put in the work to build futures for themselves.


December 2018 Feature: Making Internships Meaningful

This month, we are beginning a special new series called Making Internships Meaningful. A meaningful internship can only happen when supervisors are devoted to their young professional’s experience and young professionals exemplify drive and commitment in their internship. Through this series, we want to capture how supervisors and interns are both Making Internships Meaningful.


Setting the Foundation for Youth Financial Capability: A Conversation with Genesys Works

In July of 2017, Prosperity Now, in partnership with the Citi Foundation, launched a community of practice with five national youth workforce development organizations as part of the Citi Foundation’s Youth Financial Capability Fund (YFCF). The YFCF is part of the Citi Foundation’s Pathways to Progress initiative, which supports organizations that help empower urban youth, ages 16 to 24, by connecting them to opportunities that prepare them to compete in a 21st century economy.


Genesys Works New York City Selects Founding Partner Schools

Genesys Works New York is thrilled to announce our founding partner schools. These seven schools are all located in the borough of The Bronx, and they represent a cross-section of the 400+ public high schools that exist across New York City.



Event Recap: Supervisor Forum

Part of what makes Genesys Works special was on full display in our downtown Minneapolis office earlier this month. On November 7th, nearly 60 supervisors from companies across the metro joined Genesys Works staff members for the first-ever Genesys Works Supervisor Forum.


Genesys Works Receives $500,000 Grant from Salesforce.org to Support National Workforce Development Programs for High Schoolers

Genesys Works is announcing that Salesforce.org contributed $500,000 to the national nonprofit, which provides paid internships and job training to high school students from underserved communities. This grant will support program efforts at Genesys Works’ Bay Area location, as well as help to expand engagement efforts with program alumni for its sites across the country.