The Right Place Inc

The Right Place Inc

The Right Place, Inc. is deeply committed to giving back to the community and we look forward to offering this opportunity to two deserving interns.  
Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States

Company Information

About The Right Place

Since its beginning, The Right Place has assisted thousands of West Michigan companies to invest more than $5.1 billion and 47,000 new jobs throughout the region.

The Right Place is West Michigan’s leading economic development organization, offering confidential, comprehensive business services in the region. Every day we meet with current and prospective companies, connecting them to the resources they need to grow in the Grand Rapids region.

MISSION

To drive sustainable economic growth and shared prosperity for all in the Greater Grand Rapids Region.

VISION

The Greater Grand Rapids Region will be the most resilient, productive, and equitable regional economy in the nation.

Founded in 1985, The Right Place, Inc. is West Michigan’s regional economic development organization. The Right Place serves both current and prospective West Michigan companies, connecting them to the resources they need to succeed. During this long history, the organization has assisted existing and new companies to create over 45,000 new jobs and over $5 billion in new investments.
How many internships are you providing to the program?: 2
Placements require a financial obligation of $1,600 for each youth under 18 years old, and $2,000 for each intern 18 or older. Please indicate if you are a nonprofit organization and need wage assistance.: No
What transportation options for getting to and from work are available to you?: By Public Transport (Bus, Wheels to Work, or Bike/ Walk)
Public Transportation Supports: Proximity to bus line and details of which line/stop. Wheels to Work program participation and cost.: Route 20 is the closest with a stop at Pearl & Ottawa but Route 6, 13 and several others run very close.
Is your organization a Minority Business Enterprise?: No
Diversity Equity, & Inclusion Commitment: Share your organizations commitment to DEI, including local or national diversity commitments/pledges, links to public content outlining your strategy, and current representation in leadership and the general workforce.: The Right Place Inc's Mission is to drive sustainable economic growth and shared prosperity for ALL in the Greater Grand Rapids Region. Inclusivity is one of our five guiding principles and is central to everything we do.