IYRS continues to closely monitor and follow safety recommendations about COVID-19 from the Rhode Island Governor's Office and Centers for Disease Control. IYRS is offering on-campus, hands-on programs beginning Fall 2020 and is currently enrolling students for March 2021 and September 2021 program starts.
The health and safety of IYRS students, faculty, and staff remain the school's top priority. We look forward to safely welcoming you to our Newport, Rhode Island campus!
If you're a visual learner, passionate about your field of study, and enjoy hands-on experiences, you'll likely thrive at a trade school. Trade schools welcome learners with strong work ethics and a natural passion for learning. If your goals align with what trade schools have to offer, you're already an excellent fit.
Now we know graduating high school seniors and college students are facing a real decision. They are less willing to attend a degree granting college or university that takes years to complete, cannot promise the robust campus experience or job prospects it once could, and has an inflated price tag.
Over the last month of Marine Systems, we’ve been super busy both in the classroom and out on the shop floor. We’ve been learning how to read plans, layout the different systems, create wiring diagrams to plan our wiring, price out simulated plumbing jobs, and install both electrical and plumbing on our simulator
For so many high school graduates and college students the promise of college changed in an instant. The thing they have worked, saved, and planned for seemingly vanished. Or, it is so unrecognizable it no longer compares to its former self. Questions, uncertainty, and new, sometimes viable, options emerge. So now what?
In my short time as a student in the composites program at IYRS I quickly learned that composites have such a wide scale of application, from the bathtub in your house to SpaceX’s falcon 9 rockets and everything in between.
At a time when graduates and their families would typically celebrate accomplishments with anticipation for the future, many are calling us with questions about what a trade school can do for them.
My decision to attend IYRS came to me like a period at the end of a sentence...
COVID-19 is emphasizing the digital divide among high school students and recent graduates as educators try to stay connected, share resources, and provide expertise. How are you staying connected? How are you staying relevant? Is your approach today better or worse than what you used to do?
You wouldn’t expect that a program called “Digital Modeling and Fabrication” would have drawing and sketching practice as the first assignments, but that’s exactly what my fellow students and I were doing the first 2 weeks of our CAD class.
It’s an all-too-familiar scene: Monday morning comes around, and countless Word docs, meetings, and Excel spreadsheets are on the horizon of your in-office work week. None of it is what you want to be doing.