Defense Partnership Program

The SENEDIA Defense Partnership Program is a workforce development initiative that supports skills building and talent development in the IT/cybersecurity, engineering, supply chain management, technology, and business support fields.  This program works to place  candidates in these exciting careers.


The Internship Program helps facilitate exciting, hands-on, paid internship experiences for individuals entering the workforce, as well as transitioning professionals. Funded by a grant from Real Jobs RI, this program prepares, connects, and supports the talent of tomorrow through an engaging internship experience, from application to completion.  We place more than 30 interns a year, and more than 90% land a job after their internship experience.

Job Search Support

The Job Search Support program is designed to help graduating students, recent graduates, and veterans find a rewarding career at one of SENEDIA’s innovative companies in the defense industry.  Funded by a grant from Real Jobs RI, this program can potentially support candidates with 1:1 resume coaching, job search support, and access to online training for defense related industry certifications.

To apply for the SENEDIA Defense Partnership Program, click the button below.

Key Program Highlights

  • Must be a U.S. citizen and meet the applicable Selective Service registration requirements.
  • Applications are on a rolling basis and are accepted year-round
  • The program provides essential soft-skills support, such as guidance on resume design and interview skills
  • This program serves military veterans and transitioning professionals, as well as undergraduates (students entering their second year of a 2-year program and entering their fourth year of a 4-year program), or graduate students who are residents of Rhode Island or are attending a Rhode Island university or college.
  • Interns are supported with a $1,500 stipend, through Real Jobs RI
If you need help with your resume, SENEDIA has a template available.

Check out the SENEDIA Tech Talk that covers how our Real Jobs RI Defense Partnership Program can support with internship, certification, and direct hire programming and resources.


Interested in growing your workforce through internships and direct hire opportunities?  Connect with SENEDIA today!

The SENEDIA Defense Partnership Program is funded by the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training Real Jobs RI Program.

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