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Workforce Development
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May is graduation season. No offense to the high schools and colleges that said goodbye to their students, but for graduates of one particular and very small program, the stakes are a lot higher than which beach to spend the next few months at. … more
A native of Venezuela, Oscar Mejias immigrated to the United States in 2003. Only four years later, during the buildup to the Great Recession, Mejias had laid the foundation for HITEP, which stands for Hispanic Technology & Education … more
The University of Rhode Island hosted more than 550 female high students and 63 educators from 33 high school and career and technical centers recently as part of the 15th annual GGRL Tech Interactive Technology Expo to raise awareness about STEM careers in science, technology, engineering and math. more
The perception that someone can be hired, and step seamlessly into a manufacturing job with little training is no longer accurate. The exodus of low-skill, low-wage jobs to other countries, coupled with advances in technology, have created … more
1 Next to affordability, what is the most pressing need for today's public college and university students? The biggest challenge, especially for first-generation students, is navigating the system – deciding among the myriad program … more
It's no small secret there's an age gap in the financial-services workforce in Rhode Island. For years it has existed largely because of a flurry of industry consolidation that's caused a reduced demand for new employees. But demographic … more
Three students who created a pizza-parlor business model that mimics the Subway sandwich shop assembly-line approach to making food won a Rhode Island ProStart competition, based on their studies during a two-year curriculum offered at their school. … more
RampUP, the Startup Institute’s introductory technical training program, is coming to Rhode Island, thanks to a partnership between the institute and Founders League, to prepare the workforce for technology industry jobs. more
Rhode Island will receive nearly $2 million in federal workforce development and re-employment grants to help connect job seekers and employers. more
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The Education Exchange has begun recruiting for its new workforce-development training program in aquaculture. The program offers five-week, hands-on training aimed at preparing Rhode Islanders with the skills they need to … more
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