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Welding Program students show their work

Members of the 1st shift SAMI Welding  Program enjoy a break on a bench they recently built as a team with the guidance of Instructor, Matt Topper. (From left to right: Vincent DiCenzo, Daniel Cyr, Sean Dugdale, Evan Ross, Mike Prata, Stephanie Carew, Dan Prior, Sacnika Ung, Zachary Brown and Matt Topper)  

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SAMI Student Video

SAMI Student Video

Matthew Dwayne, who completed the SAMI Welding Training Program on October 21, 2015, documented his experience in this video. Matthew was a great student and will soon achieve his career goal…working as a Welder at Electric Boat!

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See what our students have to say about the SAMI program

See what our students have to say about the SAMI program

“To go into the program and get trained and almost instantly get an offer from one of the best employers in the state – is amazing to me.” -SAMI Student Steven G.

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Electric Boat Is Booming With Submarine Production

GROTON, Connecticut — A surge of work is rippling through the building yards of General Dynamics Electric Boat (EB) the likes of which has not been seen since the end of the Cold War. At the manufacturing facility in Quonset Point, Rhode Island, and the assembly and design facilities in Groton and New London, Connecticut, […]

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SAMI Graduate Creates Video

Rebecca Lee, a former participant in the SAMI program, recently created a video about her experience in the program, and we’re pleased to share it with you! As we mentioned, Rebecca is a former participant in the program – she actually graduated two days ago, on April 6, and was offer a full-time position at […]

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The US Shipbuilding Industry Is Showing Highest Growth In A Generation

Matthew Paxton, the President of the Shipbuilders Council of America, recently sat down with MarineLink.com for an interview about the state of the shipbuilding industry, job growth within the industry, and other issues that impact the industry as a whole. During his interview, he said that the United States shipbuilding industry is exhibiting the most […]

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Making It Happen In Rhode Island

The Rhode Island Foundation recently spoke with recent SAMI graduates to discuss their experience in the program, as well as their job prospects and outlook after they graduated. If you’re interested in a career in a skilled trade, specifically in the manufacturing or shipbuilding sectors, then SAMI (Shipbuilding/Marine Trades and Advanced Manufacturing Institute) at New England Tech, may […]

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SAMI Headed To The Rhode Island Air Show

If you’re interested in learning more about the Shipbuilding/Marine Trades and Advanced Manufacturing Institute (SAMI) at New England Institute of Technology, stop by the Electric Boat tent this weekend, May 17 and 18, at the Rhode Island Air Show! Electric Boat will be hosting a tent during the Air Show so that prospective employees can […]

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SAMI Success Stories | When Your Childhood Playground Is a Shipyard

Julie Blount’s childhood memories are not typical. She grew up in the picturesque “oyster community” of Warren, Rhode Island, where the Blount family compound had been established by her great grandfather, who ran an oyster shop. Julie’s uncle founded Blount Seafood, and her father – a brilliant mechanical engineer – began Blount Marine back in 1949. Julie grew up […]

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Rhode Island Had First Manufacturing Increase In Over 10 Years

It was announced today that Rhode Island added 1,045 manufacturing jobs between December 2012 and December 2013. This increase in manufacturing jobs is the first time Rhode Island has seen job growth in the industry in 13 years. Manufacturers’ News reported that Rhode Island is now home to 1,765 manufacturers employing 59,092 workers. Providence Business News […]

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