NEIT Receives Its Second $2.5 Million TAACCCT Grant

Funding to be Used to Train Unemployed Rhode Islanders New England Institute of Technology (NEIT) announced it has been awarded its second $2.5 million Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) Grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to expand the programs currently being offered to unemployed Rhode Island residents through the college’s […]

Cranston Woman Breaks the Mold at Welding School – Business | Cranston, Rhode Island Patch

From the Cranston Patch: Wearing a helmet and wielding a fiery torch is in all in a day’s work now for a Cranston woman. Kierstyn Ebbeling has just completed an eight-week training welding training program that helps unemployed Rhode islanders connect with jobs in the marine trades and manufacturing industries. The Shipbuilding/Marine and Advanced Manufacturing […]

Office of Career Services putting grads to work

From The Rhode Show: At New England Tech, the Career Services Center works diligently to ensure all their students are hired within their field. Pat Blakemore, the Director of Career Services explains that they custom create a plan for each student. “We’ll meet with students one on one. We’ll work out a job search plan […]

SAMI Makes a Splash

The Official Launch of New England Tech’s Shipbuilding/Marine Trades and Advanced Manufacturing Institute (SAMI) was nothing short of a great success. Held on Monday, July 21, 2014, at the Post Road campus, NEIT’s administration, faculty and staff were joined by Rhode Island’s congressional delegation, SAMI industry partners, and other invited guests. SAMI is funded in […]

Getting people back to work

Great blog and video from The Rhode Island Foundation about our new SAMI program. On Monday, July 21st the New England Institute of Technology officially announced its Shipbuilding and Advanced Manufacturing Institute (SAMI). Catch up with students and faculty in this video from our Digital Reporter Connie Grosch. For more on this visit: Rhode Island Foundation […]

Governor Chafee Announces $1.75M in Grants

New England Institute of Technology is proud to be the recipient of the Governor’s Workforce grant to help 40 unemployed individuals with the skills within the shipbuilding and machine technology industries.  We look forward to continuing to help the state close the skills gap. From RIBJ.com: Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that the Governor’s […]