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“If you are looking for a program where you will be encouraged, guided, and introduced to the exciting field of manufacturing then We Make RI is the place for you! Every one of the employees is by your side from your first day of class to your first job interview!”

Lindsey Gaibl

“We Make RI gave me the necessary skills to work in any manufacturer in Rhode Island. Now I’m working with a great company in a growing field.”

Trenton Lyles-Corey

“My experience with We Make RI was pivotal in helping me transition from a career within a volatile field to one with more stability and potential for growth.”

Frank Ryan
Meister Abrasives

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Get paid to train! Unemployed 18+ Rhode Island residents are eligible to apply. No previous experience necessary.

  • You choose your track: General Manufacturing or Industrial Sewing.
  • Internships run for 4 weeks, M-F from 9:30 -2.
  • Approved candidates will work on real-world projects and build job skills while earning a weekly stipend.
  • At the end of the internship, job coaches will help you secure a full-time position.

Ready to get started?

Fill out one of the application forms below and someone will get back to you within 24 hours.

Apply for General Manufacturing Internship

Once you click submit, a career counselor will respond within 48 hours.

Apply for Industrial Sewing Internship

Once you click submit, our sewing instructor will follow-up with you within 48 hours.