Bridge.jobs is a free program that focuses on connecting employers, students and academia in Rhode Island.
Applying knowledge and skills acquired in college to a professional setting is a vital component of a
student’s college education. Students who gain relevant internship experience are better prepared for full-time employment after
graduation and are more likely to receive job offers before graduation.
By hiring interns, employers gain qualified, career-driven young professionals as employees. Student bring
with them exposure to cutting edge practices and technology, new insights and philosophies, flexibility and a thirst for knowledge.
Bridge is a program of the Rhode Island Student Loan Authority (RISLA) and RISLA’s College Planning Center
of Rhode Island. RISLA has joined up with Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Rhode Island (AICURI), the Rhode Island
Board of Governors for Higher Education (RIBGHE), the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce, and Social Enterprise Greenhouse
to bring together academia, business and community.