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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 Is Enrolling For Our Next Session!

We’re pleased to announce that we’re ready to begin intake for the next session of participants at the Shipbuilding/Marine Trades and Advanced Manufacturing Institute (SAMI)! If you’re an unemployed Rhode Island resident looking to take the next steps toward a rewarding, successful career, you should consider the SAMI program at New England Tech. The SAMI […]

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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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