Updated February 27 at 4:27pm
Workforce Development
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When working on the water begins at 14 years old with standing watch for Safe/ Sea, a marine-assistance and boat-towing company, there’s a good chance waterborne roots will take hold and create a lifetime path, and in J. Kent Dresser’s case, a career. more
One day in mid-March, Central Falls High School physics teacher Alison Murray asked her ninth graders to write about how the forces at work in building a bridge would make the bridge stronger. more
At times it’s seemed like nothing can get Rhode Islanders back to work, even the creation of thousands of new in-state jobs. more
When Wil Hall graduates from Johnson & Wales University’s School of Engineering & Design in May, he has a job waiting at Modo Labs he’ll be familiar with – he is already interning in the position part time. more
Nadeau Corp. Construction Engineering & Development has recently teamed up with the Roger Williams University Career Center to provide students with externship programs in the engineering field and give students the opportunity to job shadow with the company’s CEO and other employees at the company. 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
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