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Funder Spotlight: York Solutions

There are a variety of ways in which companies choose to partner with Genesys Works. And from our hypothetical menu of options, York Solutions has seemingly checked every box. Click to learn how York Solutions and York Solutions CEO Richard Walker go above and beyond to champion the Genesys Works mission.

2019 Breaking Through Ceremony Event Recap

On Thursday, May 2nd, the Genesys Works Twin Cities team gathered 1,300 of our closst friends to celebrate the Class of 2019 for the Breaking Through Ceremony held at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Presented by ThreeBridge Solutions, the Breaking Through Ceremony gives the entire Genesys Works community – corporate partners, family members, current and former young professionals, school and community members and partners, and staff – an opportunity to mingle, connect, and recognize the collective and individual accomplishments of this hardworking class of young professionals as they approach the finish line of their year-long internships.

Think IT Scholarship Spotlight: Brandon Ngo

York Solutions, in partnership with Genesys Works Twin Cities, the Think IT Association, and Wallin Education Partners, is excited to announce the 2019 Think IT Scholarship winners: Brandon Ngo, Latifa Said, Omar Ceesay, and Yingyi Zhou. Each of these students has a story worth telling. So, we decided to sit down with each of these esteemed winners to hear – in their own words – how they got to where they are today and where they hope to go next.

May 2019 Feature: Making Internships Meaningful

Read more about our latest intern and supervisor features in the Making Internships Meaningful series. 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.

ThreeBridge Sponsors Breaking Through for Third Consecutive Year

On paper, ThreeBridge Solutions has been an official Genesys Works “corporate partner” for one year by hosting interns. While it’s their first time partnering with us in this regard, ThreeBridge has been intricately involved in Genesys Works success for multiple years now. Case in point: it’s their third consecutive year as the Breaking Through Ceremony (BTC) presenting sponsor.

Harder+Company Community Research Releases Findings Validating Genesys Works’ Impact

An independent, five-year, longitudinal study measuring Genesys Works’ impact on youth found that students completing the high school internship program were more likely to enroll and persist in college. Genesys Works Bay Area partnered with Harder+Company Community Research, a nationally recognized independent research firm, in 2013 to conduct an evaluation of the youth work-based learning program.

More than just a dream

Growing up I would dream about attending a four-year university, studying business, and working at a job that I am truly passionate about. However, I did not see this becoming a reality due to my lack of knowledge about college, lack of knowledge about the business world, and my fear of choosing a major only to find out that it might not be right for me.

Funder Spotlight: The Otto Bremer Trust

Genesys Works Twin Cities is a catalyst that provides post-secondary pathways to success. We are only able to do this because of the continued support from our funders. For over 10 years — since the launch of our Twin Cities site in 2008 — the Otto Bremer Trust’s visionary leadership has been key to GWTC’s success.

AT&T Gives More Than One Million Dollars to Local Non-Profits to Help Opportunity Youth in Houston’s Complete Communities

AT&T* is committed to helping build a better tomorrow for opportunity youth in Houston’s Complete Communities. We’re doing that through a new initiative we call “Believe HoustonSM” designed to help expand young people’s vision for their futures through academic support and tutoring, character development mentorship and exposure to career options through job shadowing and internships.

Sweet 16: Welcoming Our New Class of Dell Scholars

March 8, 2019 – Today, we are excited to announce our 16th class of Dell Scholars. These students have already inspired us with their perseverance, hard work, and determination to make it this far – applying and being accepting to college.