Work Immersion

Work Immersion is an internship support program available to Rhode Island employers. It was established pursuant to Rhode Island General Law § 42-102-11 and is designed to boost the employment prospects of new and returning workers (i.e., eligible students and unemployed or underemployed adults) through meaningful paid work experiences. It provides a 50% or 75% reimbursement for wages paid to eligible participants. All Rhode Island employers who meet the eligibility requirements outlined in the program guide may apply.

Funding Source(s): RI General Revenue & RI Job Development Fund

Total FY22 Funding Available: $500,000

Maximum Annual Award Amount: $30,000


Work Immersion Application