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The Rhode Island Small Business Development Center is moving from the location it has had since 2006 at Johnson and Wales University in Providence, according to center State Director Adriana Dawson. more
The Community College of Rhode Island has received a $271,023 grant to continue piloting STEM Connect, an enrollment partnership program in science, technology, engineering and math for the state’s high school students. more
A new Rhode Island Teaching Artists Center is being established to provide Rhode Island-based teaching artists with job opportunities in the public and private sectors. more
Rhode Island will receive a $670,000 Workforce Investment Act grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to improve the technology of the state’s workforce development programs, Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee announced Monday. more
The Rhode Island Job Corps education and training center is currently accepting students for a U.S. Department of Labor program that provides young adults ages 16 to 24 with various education and training in order to help them to find and keep a job. more
More than 20 organizations will share in $2.1 million in state funds earmarked for summer youth work experience programs through the Governor’s Workforce Board and the R.I. Department of Human Services. more
Construction employment declined in 123 of 339 metro areas – including the Providence-Fall River-Warwick area – rose in 170 out of 339 metro areas – including the New Bedford area – and stayed stagnant in 46 metro areas from April 2012 to April 2013. more
A group of human resource executives from five Massachusetts biotechnology companies gathered Tuesday to brainstorm how to better prepare military veterans for jobs in the sector, according to the Boston Business Journal. more
The Governor’s Workforce Board announced Monday that it has awarded more than $60,000 in “Express Grants” to 20 local firms. The strategic investments will partially fund skills training for 344 employees. more
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