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PrepareRI Statewide Work-Based Learning (WBL) Intermediary

The Governor’s Workforce Board (GWB) is issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) to identify a qualified organization to serve as the state of Rhode Island’s statewide Work-Based Learning (WBL) intermediary to get all students college and career ready, particularly in exposing students to career awareness and exploration.

The GWB, in collaboration with the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE), the Rhode Island Office of the Postsecondary Education Commissioner (OPC), and Commerce Corporation have made available $350,000 to fund this initiative as part of the PrepareRI 2.0 Plan for the following dates: March 1, 2023, to December 31, 2023.

A pre-recorded webinar is available below, and all questions must be submitted no later than January 27, 2023. 

The deadline for this RFP is February 10, 2023, by 4:00pm, EST. All proposals must be submitted electronically to Julissa Disu at