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Workforce Development
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A request for proposals has been issued for a third round of funding of up to $2.3 million for Workforce Innovation Grants to support partnerships between employers and education and training providers. more
Rhode Island Manufacturing Institute, a sister organization to the Rhode Island Manufacturers Association, has spent the past year matching 70 under- or unemployed people to manufacturing jobs. more
The Newport County Mentor/Co-op Group has asked the R.I. Department of Education to consider supporting an advanced manufacturing academy, a charter school, based in Newport County. more
Rachel Smith, a graduate student at the University of Rhode Island, credits her academic adviser with reminding her about a relatively new school mantra she used to help her finish her undergraduate degree and keep loans she’ll eventually have to repay to a minimum. more
Dan Shedd, president of custom-packaging design studio Taylor Box in Warren, is eager to hire workers who are ready to apply themselves in a challenging, well-equipped environment – a place not always associated with manufacturing. more
The Johnson & Wales University Physician Assistant Studies Program will enroll up to six qualified University of Rhode Island graduates in each admission cycle of JWU’s master’s degree program, according to an agreement school officials plan to sign Friday. more
Rhode Island has been awarded $445,735 in federal funding to improve its state unemployment insurance program, as well as funding to participate in a $4.5 million three-state consortium. more
New England Institute of Technology will undergo a $120 million expansion at its East Greenwich campus, President Richard I. Gouse announced on Wednesday. more
A training program developed by the New England Institute of Technology and manufacturers in Rhode Island is starting to have an effect, if only a modest one, on the state’s jobs crisis. more
Information technology professionals concerned about the shortage of skilled computer science employees in the Rhode Island workforce are taking action to fill the void. more
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