Test Drive a Career in Manufacturing
Looking to start or change careers? Our general manufacturing job training session may be the right path for you! This is the fastest pathway to a full-time career. Get a brief overview of what it’s like to work in manufacturing, work first hand processing real orders and working on real projects, and partner with a career counselor to brush-up your resume and schedule interviews with our employers.
Training runs Monday through Friday, 9:30 – 2:30, and you earn a weekly stipend for your time. At the end of three weeks, our goal is to have you placed in full-time position that fits your skillset, schedule, and preferred pay.
Benefits and Requirements
- Candidates are paid a weekly stipend
- No commitment
- We Make RI will help you secure a full-time job at completion
- No experience needed
- Enroll at any time
- Applicants must be RI residents 18+
- Have a high school diploma or equivalent
- Be unemployed or underemployed
- Ready to work full-time at program completion
- Be at least partially vaccinated against Covid
Explore Our Other Career Pathways
This program is specifically for workers who want to embark on a career in industrial sewing. Sewing is ideal for people with a passion for creation and are looking for a job that doesn’t require lifting or standing.
After completion of the general manufacturing program, spend another 2 weeks focusing specifically on materials handling with forklift, inventory, packing and shipping training.
Our CNC programming track is our most intensive job training pathway. Spend 8 weeks learning to set-up, program and run a basic CNC machine to start ay a higher paying and in-demand career.