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Polaris MEP, a division of The URI Research Foundation (URIRF) and member of the MEP National Network, guides Rhode Island manufacturers to sustainable growth, innovative technology strategies and cost-efficient operations.

This page at times also features job openings posted by other URIRF divisions or key partners, as part of our commitment to a diverse, collaborative community.

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RI manufacturers are increasingly adopting automation, industry 4.0 technologies, diversity initiatives and other “next generation” initiatives. The Polaris MEP team is growing to help them meet challenges and seize opportunities. To advise these trusted advisors, we are seeking forward-thinking industry leaders who can bring a diversity of experience, expertise and perspectives to our Advisory  Board. Click here to learn more about our Advisory Board.

Our Vision

Polaris MEP, 401 Tech Bridge and the URI Research Foundation together have a clear vision: to be a community in which a diverse mix of talented people come together to make a lasting difference. Our success comes only through the dedication of our employees and thoughtful, creative collaboration. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Project Manager with Advanced Manufacturing Experience

Job Posted 4/17/2024

Polaris MEP seeks to hire an Advanced Manufacturing Project Manager with automation and technology experience. Project Managers are core to the success of Polaris MEP programs and to the manufacturing community in Rhode Island. This position is responsible for identification, delivery and update of support and growth programs to small Ocean State manufacturing companies. The ideal candidate works effectively in a team-dependent environment but is self-reliant, results oriented, energetic, flexible, and proactive.

Click here for details and instructions on how to apply.

Marketing Internship

Job Posted 5/1/2024

Polaris MEP regularly offers a Marketing Internship, an opportunity to polish marketing skills in a “real world” setting while supporting/promoting the impactful projects delivered by our dedicated team. The internship will provide broad marketing experience, expose you to various strategic marketing tactics and help you polish your skills in a “real-world” setting. 

Click here for details and instructions on how to apply.

Manufacturing Process Intern

Job Posted 4/17/2024

Polaris MEP is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic summer intern to support daily operations including supply chain, speeding the delivery of growth programs. This is an opportunity for a motivated college-age candidate to contribute to the growth of RI’s manufacturing ecosystem alongside our dedicated team of business advisors.

Click here for details and instructions on how to apply.

Energy Improvement Programs Intern

Job Posted 4/17/2024

Polaris MEP serves small to medium sized manufacturers by making connections and introductions to the appropriate resources and programs available to assist in their growth through a variety of programs and activities. We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic summer intern to support the roll-out of several new Energy Improvement and sustainability programs that will have a positive impact on the competitiveness of Ocean State manufacturing companies. This is an excellent opportunity for a college student passionate about sustainability and energy efficiencies to gain hands-on experience and contribute to impactful projects alongside our dedicated team.

Click here for details and instructions on how to apply.

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