Amazon To Pay Full College Tuition For Its Front-Line Employees As Part Of $1.2 Billion Investment In Education And Skills Training For U.S. Workforce
AWS News, September 9th, 2021
September 9, 2021,
Volume 282, Issue 2
Amazon's more than 750,000 operations employees in the U.S. are eligible for fully funded college tuition, including cost of classes, books, and fees
Amazon announced plans to expand the education and skills training benefits it offers to its U.S. employees with a total investment of $1.2 billion by 2025. Through its popular Career Choice program, the company will fund full college tuition, as well as high school diplomas, GEDs, and English as a Second Language (ESL) proficiency certifications for its front-line employees-including those who have been at the company for just three months. Amazon is also adding three new education programs to provide employees with the opportunity to learn skills within data center maintenance and technology, IT, and user experience and research design.
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