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The Podcast: Building Equitable Internships With Allison Barmann of Genesys Works – Twin Cities

Oh, the internship. A professional rite of passage that doesn’t always turn out to be the bridge-building experience you’re hoping it to be. But Allison Barmann and Genesys Works – Twin Cities are on a mission to change that. In her role as Executive Director, Barmann is helping guide the organization and shaping the futures of high school students from underserved communities in the process.

Host Casey Shultz chats with Barmann about why it’s so important for the diversity of companies to reflect their communities, how Genesys Works – Twin Cities helps create meaningful internship experiences for its students, and a lot more. Listen to the episode below and be sure to subscribe.

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About The Podcast

This is a podcast for tech and entrepreneurship in Minnesota. Casey Shultz, Executive Director of BETA, and Shacarria Scott, Sales and Relationship Manager of BETA, set out to tell the stories of the individuals that make up the Minnesota tech and startup capital of the North. Join us every Tuesday as we interview people from across the ecosystem about their journeys.

Alex Skjong
Alex oversees the content produced for BETA, Twin Cities Startup Week, and When he’s not writing or editing, there’s a good chance he’s enjoying a refreshing brew and explaining the merits of heavy metal (of which there are many).