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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.


Genesys Works Names David Williams of Make-A-Wish America as New CEO

Genesys Works, a nonprofit social enterprise that provides pathways to career success for high school students in underserved communities, announced today that David Williams will join the organization as CEO starting January 1, 2019. In his new role, he looks forward to scaling the organization’s impact and helping more youth succeed on a path towards college and career success.



Event Recap: Bank of America Celebration

This year, Genesys Works is honored to receive Bank of America’s sixth-ever Neighborhood Builder’s grant in the Twin Cities. Each year, the grant is awarded to one local nonprofit who is doing an exceptional job of addressing issues of economic mobility in our community.


Event Recap: 2018 MSP Hatfield & McCoys

Genesys Works Twin Cities hosted its seventh year of MSP Hatfield & McCoys on Monday, October 15th. Attended by the Twin Cities’ IT vendor community, it was our most successful year yet. This year, the event was hosted at Surly Brewing Company for the first time, bringing in more attendees than any year prior.


Event Recap: Genesys Works Career Fair

Genesys Works Twin Cities successfully hosted its inaugural Career Fair on Friday, October 12th. More than 30 Genesys Works young professionals in college arraived at the Minneapolis Institute of Art, prepared with resumes and wearing their professional best. Students had the opportunity to network with representatives from seven of our corporate partners – including Ameriprise Financial, Andersen Corporation, ThreeBridge’s Boom Lab, Cargill, Land O’Lakes, Optum, and Target – to eventually earn an internship or full-time position.