As businesses grow their operations, access to the right people is crucial. Whether a business is looking to bring on a new full-time employee or seek assistance from an intern, finding talent in Bristol has never been easier. Hiring locally increases networking opportunities, minimizes employee relocation cost, gives valuable work experience to Bristol youth and provides a boost to the economy.
Community Job Board
Propel East Bay RI a new online job board dedicated to promoting work opportunities in Bristol County, Rhode Island. This free-to-use platform is available to local businesses, residents, and students.
Users have the ability to create online profiles to search, save, and apply to selected jobs. Businesses have access to a dashboard to manage job postings, create custom applications, and access job listing statistics.
Partnering with Local Educational Institutions
Roger Williams University Employer Program
Roger Williams University provides different ways for employers to promote their business on campus and connect with talented students. Organizations have the benefit of participating in an array of programs such as Career Fairs, Networking Events, Intern/Extern Sponsorships, Guest Speaking at Career Workshops or Hosting Student Informational Sessions.
To assist businesses with their recruitment efforts, RWU has an exclusive online job board. Hire a hawk today by registering on Handshake.
Mt. Hope High School Internship Program
The Mt. Hope High School Internship program, in partnership with community businesses, provides structured, on-the-job professional training that complements classroom learning. Students experience first hand the demands of the work environment and apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills required for college and career. The internship program is designed to increase career awareness, help model student behavior through examples, and reinforce the link between classroom learning and work requirements.
For more information, please contact the Bristol-Warren Regional School District.
Internship Development Guide
Employers can learn how to create a successful internship program through Bridge Jobs’s employer guide here.
Other Job Engines
With today’s technology, employers have the ability to connect with a variety of candidates in New England and beyond.
Bridge RI Jobs
State of Rhode Island internship search engine. Post openings and find qualified students.
State of Rhode Island job search engine. Post openings and find applicants in Rhode Island.
Address: 10 Court Street, Bristol, RI 02809
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday | 8:00AM – 4:00PM
Director of Economic Development and Communications
Phone: 401-253-7000 ext. 129