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Amazon is coming to Massachusetts and looking for potential employees across the region.

Three information sessions will be held this week in Rhode Island. The first one will take place Tuesday morning at the Providence netWORKri Career Center. A morning session and an afternoon session will be held Thursday at East Bay Community Action in East Providence.

Amazon is scheduled to open a 1.2-million-square-foot fulfillment facility in Fall River on Sept. 21.

Bristol County Training Consortium Deputy Director Holly Hill-Batista says looking outside of Massachusetts will provide the Seattle-based online retailer with more potential employees.

Hill-Batista says a total of nine information sessions will be held throughout the region this week.

Several information sessions were previously held in Fall River.




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