Gain Real World Work Experience


A Work Program for Ages 17-25

We Make RI’s Manufacturing Exploration Program is a 108 hour paid internship for RI residents between the ages of 17-25 looking to start their full time career.

Over the course of training, participants will be educated in Work Readiness with Job Placement assistance at conclusion. Each week, students receive a weekly progress report to show the pathway to earning certificates in:

  • On-Time Attendance
  • Resume Building
  • Professional Oral Communication
  • Completing an Online Job Application
  • Shop Safety
  • Introductory Math
  • and Manufacturing Procedures

One of our successful graduates!

Program runs Tuesday through Thursday from 12-4 starting January 23.


Industrial Sewing

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.

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General Manufacturing

Your job training starts here, with general manufacturing practices in measurement, 5s, production and order packaging. You can get a job in as little as 2 weeks and add work experience to your resume!

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Materials Handling

Specialize for a career in materials handling with forklift training, inventory control and management systems, packing and shipping, and loading and unloading cargo in a factory environment.

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