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Incumbent Working Training Grant Program Open

The Governor’s Workforce Board (GWB) Incumbent Worker Training Program has reopened as of September 27, 2018. The application is now accessible at the GWB website. Please review the summary of changes that have been made to the program here. Revised Program Guidelines for the IWTG program are available here. Importantly, employers wishing to utilize the Incumbent Worker […]

Employer Survey

Each year the Governor’s Workforce Board seeks to gain feedback from employers to ensure that state and federal investments are meeting employer and industry workforce needs. Please help us get employer participation in the following employer survey here. We are hoping to reach at least 350 employers, and in order to do so, we need […]

Work Immersion Program Reopening

The Governor’s Workforce Board (GWB) has announced that the Work Immersion Program will be reopening on Monday August 27th at 9:00. The application will be accessible at the GWB website. The program typically goes on hiatus each summer for reform and improvement. A summary of the changes that have been made to the program can be viewed […]

Governor’s Workforce Board Approves Real Skills for Youth Grants

The Governor’s Workforce Board (GWB) has approved 10 strategic partnerships between industry, K-12 schools and community-based organizations to develop and implement high-quality paid work-based learning experiences and career readiness programming for youth (ages 14-24) through the new Real Skills for Youth program. The Real Skills for Youth program builds off of the longstanding summer youth […]

Skills for Rhode Island’s Future selected as Statewide Career Readiness Intermediary

The Governor’s Workforce Board is pleased to announce the selection of Skills for Rhode Island’s Future as the Statewide Career Readiness Intermediary.  Skills for RI’s Future will implement and scale out a high-quality internship program for high school students, to be piloted in Summer 2018, and will serve as a centralized coordinating body for the […]

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