Manufacturing a new job

JOB TRAINING: We Make RI staff, from left: Diana Castellone, marketing specialist; Barbara Jackson, executive director; Katelyn Boudreau, vice president of employer relations; and Samantha Gobin, outreach coordinator, meet at the nonprofit’s Cranston offices.
 / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY
JOB TRAINING: We Make RI staff, from left: Diana Castellone, marketing specialist; Barbara Jackson, executive director; Katelyn Boudreau, vice president of employer relations; and Samantha Gobin, outreach coordinator, meet at the nonprofit’s Cranston offices.
 / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY
At least half of the men accepted into classes at We Make RI say they want to be machinists, or computer numerically controlled operators. The jobs pay relatively well, and often involve programming machines to drill and cut to produce a specialized part. It also requires math skills. “They get to do trigonometry, and it’s…

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