• Organization TypeAdvocacy NGO
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • Founded2014

Generation

Worldwide, more than 75 million young people are unemployed. But many employers can’t find people with the skills they need for entry-level jobs. Generation is an independent nonprofit founded in 2014 by McKinsey & Company to help bridge this gap—at speed and scale. Mission Their mission is two-fold: to empower young people to build thriving, sustainable careers and to provide employers the highly-skilled, motivated talent they need. They have a skills-training methodology that they believe can serve hundreds of thousands—and eventually millions—of unemployed and underemployed young people. And they’re proving that this training creates real business value for employers, and lasting career impact for participants—so everyone has the incentive to invest in skills.
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Careers

Job openings over the past year

Examples of past jobs

  • Regional Youth Ambassadors
    Worldwide
  • Chief Operating Officer
    Rwanda
  • Program Assistant
    United States
  • Chief Human Resources Officer
    Worldwide

Staff at Generation have experience in

Sectors

  • market research
  • development
  • power generation
  • tertiary education
  • solar / wind / biofuels

Funders

  • goal global
  • world bank group

Countries

  • australia
  • ghana
  • france
  • nigeria
  • rwanda

Skills

  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

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Company Offices

  • United States (headquarters)
  • Washington, D.C.
  • 1200 19th Street, NW Suite 910 Washington, DC 20036