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Rhode Island Construction Jobs Created by Airport Renovations

Posted on April 21, 2009

More than 100 new Rhode Island construction jobs will be created through airport renovation projects. The Federal Aviation Administration recently awarded $6.2 million to the Rhode Island Airport Corporation for two construction projects at the state’s general aviation airports. Work at Quonset Airport and Newport Airport will create about 150 jobs in design, construction and […]

Rhode Island Jobs in the Arts Receive Stimulus Funding

Posted on April 14, 2009

A new round of federal stimulus money will help create and save arts jobs in Rhode Island. Click here to see more Rhode Island jobs. The National Endowment for the Arts recently announced that $19.8 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act grants would be awarded to state arts agencies and regional arts organizations to […]

Rhode Island Summer Jobs

Posted on April 6, 2009

Several Rhode Island summer jobs for disadvantaged youths will be created thanks to federal stimulus money from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Gov. Donald L. Carcieri recently announced that the State of Rhode Island will use $4 million in federal funds to create 2,000 summer jobs. According to an article by The Providence Journal, […]

Rhode Island Careers Get Help from Stimulus

Posted on March 31, 2009

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will result in funding for training for those with Rhode Island careers. Gov. Donald L. Carcieri recently announced that $17.2 million in stimulus funding will go toward workforce training and employment grants. The funding will include $7.9 million to help laid-off workers find employment or job training; $5.6 million […]

Rhode Island Manufacturing Jobs with APC Cut

Posted on March 23, 2009

One company’s plan to relocate will result in the loss of several Rhode Island manufacturing jobs. American Power Conversion recently announced that it plans to move its manufacturing and distribution operations from West Warick, RI, to Middletown, Pa. That move will eliminate 75 Rhode Island jobs. While the company’s manufacturing plant will close by July, […]

Rhode Island Government Jobs Honored

Posted on March 16, 2009

Those with Rhode Island government jobs in the state’s health department have received special recognition. The Wellness Council of America recently named the Rhode Island Department of Health as a Gold Well Workplace and one of America’s Healthiest Companies. One of the factors that earned the DOH its reward was the department’s self-administered health risk […]

Rhode Island Construction Jobs Created by ARRA

Posted on March 10, 2009

The recently-passed federal economic stimulus plan will help create Rhode Island construction jobs. Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Rhode Island will receive $138 million in direct funding, which will support 50 transportation and infrastructure projects throughout the state. The projects are expected to create 1,500 direct jobs and 3,500 indirect jobs. These projects […]

Rhode Island Engineering Job Internships through RIDOT

Posted on March 4, 2009

Students interested in a future Rhode Island engineering job may want to take advantage of the fact that the Rhode Island Department of Transportation is hiring interns. RIDOT is currently looking for summer interns interested in engineering an transportation. Those selected for internships will have the opportunity to work alongside professionals in audit; computer information […]

Rhode Island Businesses Get Help from New Center

Posted on February 25, 2009

Two entities are teaming up to help Rhode Island businesses that are starting out. The state Economic Development Corporation and Brown University plan to open the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, which will help entrepreneurs start businesses. The EDC is putting $100,000 toward the center, while the Slater Technology Fund and the Science and Technology […]

Rhode Island Jobs in the Arts Suffering

Posted on February 18, 2009

Rhode Island jobs in the art industry are continuing to suffer because of the declining economy. As various arts organizations continue to feel the effects of the economic recession, restaurants and the leisure and hospitality industry as a whole are also feeling the effects. A study released in October 2008 by the Rhode Island State […]

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