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The choice is yours

VCU is delighted to be an Amazon Career Choice partner. The educators in the Amazon Career Choice partner network deliver on Amazon's commitment to provide hourly employees with best-in-class support in their path to career success at Amazon or elsewhere. Together, we are committed to providing excellent education, job placement resources, and continuous improvements to the student experience.

Press release: Amazon selects VCU as a national education partner

Partnership is "a fantastic opportunity for VCU to help Amazon employees reimagine their career possibilities."

What is the Amazon Career Choice Program?

Career Choice is an education benefit that empowers employees to learn new skills for career success at Amazon or elsewhere. We meet individual learners where they are on their education journey through a variety of education and upskilling opportunities including full college tuition, industry certifications designed to lead to in-demand jobs, and foundational skills such as English language proficiency, high school diplomas, and GEDs.

  • Program is live in 14 countries (U.S., Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, Spain, France, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Czech Republic, South Africa, Costa Rica, Slovakia and Australia).
  • More than 50,000 Amazon employees have participated globally since inception (more than 35,000 in the U.S.).
  • Healthcare, transportation, and information technology are Career Choice's most popular fields of study globally. With our expanded offering, we expect employees will take advantage of a variety of programs.
  • More than half of Amazon's participants identify as Black, Hispanic or Native American.
  • Amazon has more than 110 on-site Career Choice classrooms in fulfillment centers across the U.S. and more than 20 in Europe.

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