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Congratulations To Our Welding Graduates!

On Thursday, January 23, 2014 the Shipbuilding/Marine Trades and Advanced Manufacturing Institute (SAMI) at New England Institute of Technology held the graduation ceremony of our eleven member welding cohort. In addition to announcing their graduation, we’re also pleased to announce that all eleven members of the cohort graduated with job offers! If you’re an unemployed Rhode […]

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Rhode Island’s Skills Gap Continues To Grow

As the smallest state, Rhode Island has a lot to overcome – and it’s unemployment rate and ever-widening skills gap are definitely obstacles. According to The Economic Progress Institute, nearly half of the jobs in Rhode Island (48%) are “middle-skill” jobs, meaning they require more than a high school degree, but less than a four-year […]

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