NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov 3, 2022–
Today, Flatiron School announced that it has again been selected as an educational partner for Amazon’s Career Choice program, which is expected to provide hourly Amazon employees with access to front-end and full-featured software development training. -stack and cybersecurity analysis in 2023.
“Flatiron School is thrilled to continue its partnership with Amazon to further the education and skills of many hard-working people,” said Kate Cassino, CEO of Flatiron School. “We are confident that our technical and pedagogical expertise, our experience in program design, and our forward-thinking curriculum, combined with our placement background, will enable students who participate in career choice programs to succeed. We look forward to working with Amazon to empower employees to change their lives through education.
Flatiron School is a pioneer in technology education, growing from one of the world’s first technology educators when it was founded in 2012 to a leading provider of critical technology talent today. With programs and courses for students and businesses in software engineering, cybersecurity, data science, and product design, Flatiron School provides organizations and individuals with in-demand technology skills for today’s ever-changing world. Flatiron School has been an Amazon partner since 2021.
Amazon’s Career Choice program is an educational benefit that equips employees with new skills for career success at Amazon or elsewhere. The program meets individual learners where they are in their educational journey through a variety of education and development opportunities, including prepaid tuition, industry certifications designed to lead to jobs in demand and fundamental skills such as English proficiency, high school diplomas, and GEDs. In the United States, the company is investing $1.2 billion to upgrade the skills of more than 300,000 employees by 2025 to help them access higher-paying, in-demand jobs.
Amazon’s Career Choice program has a rigorous selection process for third-party educator partners, choosing partners who are focused on helping employees through their education programs, helping them find jobs, and offering comprehensive training that leads to professional success.
“We look forward to Flatiron School joining us as a Career Choice Education Partner, adding to the hundreds of top-notch offerings available to our employees,” said Tammy Thieman, Global Program Manager for the Career Choice Program at ‘Amazon. “We are committed to empowering our employees by giving them access to the education and training they need to advance their careers, whether at home or elsewhere. We have intentionally created a network of third-party educator and employer partners committed to providing excellent education, placement resources, and continuous experience improvements. Today, more than 90,000 Amazon employees worldwide have participated in Career Choice and we’ve seen firsthand how it can transform their lives.
For more information on Amazon’s Career Choice, visit: https://www.aboutamazon.com/news/workplace/career-choice
For more information about Flatiron School, visit: https://flatironschool.com/
ABOUT FLATIRON SCHOOL: Since 2012, Flatiron School has been an educational innovator, training the next generation of technology talent in software engineering, data science, cybersecurity, and product design. The organization works with consumers, universities and colleges, and industry-leading companies around the world to elevate their technical teams with essential training. When it comes to landing a job, Flatiron School graduates have a proven track record with experienced instructors and dedicated career coaches. Flatiron School’s mission is to enable the pursuit of a better life through education. For more information, please visit flatironschool.com | Twitter: @FlatironSchool | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/school/the-flatiron-school.
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