Jobs in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, United States

Woonsocket is located in Providence County, Rhode Island. A relatively small city, Woonsocket has a population of only 41,186, it is a vibrant and engaging community with plenty of employment opportunities.

Originally inhabited by the Native American tribes, the Nimpucs, Wampanoags and Narragansetts, in 1661 European settlers arrived in the area. This led to the Anglicisation of Providence County. After the Blackstone River was sourced as a provider of waterpower the region became a prime location for textile mills.

Despite the arrival of settlers in the 17th century, Woonsocket was not established as a town until 1867. Prior to this the area had been a collection of textile mill towns. As more villages were added to the ever growing town’s boundaries Woonsocket became a city in 1888.

A Modern Economy

Following World War Two Woonsocket’s economy diversified away from manufacturing. Retail, technology and the financial services all began to bloom in the area. One of the largest employers in the area is Roger Williams Medical Center. This employs a significant number of professionals. The facility also makes use of its links to the Boston University School of Medicine allowing students to be trained in a professional environment.

As well as employing a great number of skilled health care professionals, the Roger Williams Medical Center also allows you to develop your skills and further your career. The facility also employs a number of support and administrative staff. In a similar field the Hasbro Children’s Hospital is another major employer in the area. Like the Roger Williams Medical Center this facility employs a number of skilled staff in a range of positions from nurses and doctors to technicians, research assistants and administrators. The hospital is also the principal teaching hospital of The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.

A simple half hour commute away is Brown University. The institution is one of the United State’s most prestigious establishments. The school employs individuals with a range of education and experience, from professors and administrative staff to security guards and food service workers. Meanwhile a number of smaller businesses exist to support the university and its students. In the retail sector CVS Caremark is a major employer.

As well as a store support centre in Woonsocket, Rhode Island it also has many retail locations throughout the state. The company employs people in a wide range of roles from pharmacists to sales associates. A major employer in Woonsocket and Rhode Island in general is the financial sector. One of the biggest employers here is the Citizens Financial Group, which employs over 5,000 people. The company offers banking and investments for individuals and businesses and offers positions for analysts, financial consultants, and other administrative staff.

A Small But Lively Community 

One of the highlights of the Woonsocket year is Autumnfest, an annual cultural festival that takes place in the Veteran’s Memorial State Park. Woonsocket is also home to a number of cultural institutions such as St Ann’s Art and Cultural Center and the Museum of Work and Culture.

Thanks to the close links with Brown University and the presence of many teaching hospitals Woonsocket is home to an increasing number of students and young professionals. As a result there is a lively nightlife and social scene here. Woonsocket is an attractive location for many young professionals looking to further develop their skills. Attracted by a good cost of living and the engaging social scene as well as good transport links to the rest of Rhode Island many people are choosing to settle in Woonsocket.

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Thundermist Health Center
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Healthcare Services Group
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Seasons Corner Market | East Side Enterprises
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