|Call for RI Graduates: 2014 Bioscience and IT Industry Fellowship|
Tech Collective Fellowship program to match recent college graduates with workforce opportunities and weekly stipend; provide employers with pre-screened entry-level talent.
Tech Collective, Rhode Island’s IT and Bioscience industry association, is currently accepting resumes for its 2014 Fellowship program. Tech Collective will match qualified Rhode Island college and university graduates with open entry-level positions for the 10-12 week Fellowship program. The program is funded by a Governor’s Workforce Board of Rhode Island (GWB) Jobs Initiatives Grant.
2014 Fellowship Program
Fellowship positions will run from June through August for 10-12 weeks and from 35-40 hours per week. Each Fellow will be paid a weekly stipend funded 50% by GWB and 50% by the host company. It is anticipated graduates will be hired by their host company upon successful completion of their Fellowship.
Recent Bioscience and IT Graduates
Currently posted Fellowship positions include: engineering, development, applications, software, network technician, and laboratory technician. Graduates should visit the Tech Collective Job Postings webpage and enter keyword “Fellowship” to view available positions and to submit cover letters and resumes for consideration.
IT and Bioscience Employers
“Internships and fellowships have proven to be valuable experiential learning opportunities for both employers and workers,” said Kathie Shields, executive director of Tech Collective. “The Fellowship program takes this model a step further, making direct employer-talent matches and working with all involved to foster support and success throughout the program. Graduates bring fresh ideas and talent to the company table, and we look forward to introducing them to Rhode Island bioscience and IT workforce.”
The Fellowship Program is now entering its third year and has successfully placed 14 participants with nine local companies. For more information or to participate in the 2014 Graduate Fellowship program, visit www.tech-collective.org or contact: Chelsea Shaw, workforce development program coordinator, Tech Collective at (401) 521-7805 x104 / firstname.lastname@example.org.
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