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Flatiron School x Amazon Career Choice

Flatiron School exists to empower career-changers. That’s why we’re thrilled to once again partner with Amazon Career Choice, an innovative program providing Amazon employees with opportunities to learn new skills and embark on new careers outside of Amazon. 

Eligible Amazon Associates can apply their Career Choice benefits to fund their Flatiron School education – choosing between three specially-designed courses in cybersecurity, data analytics and software development. Our next cohorts start February 28, 2022.

Our Amazon Career Choice Courses

Based on your location, Amazon Associates may be eligible to enroll in one of these online courses:

Amazon Cybersecurity Analytics

Our Cybersecurity Analytics course prepares you for a career as a Tier 1 Cybersecurity Analyst or other similar roles.

2022 Syllabus

Amazon Software Development

Our Software Development course prepares you for a career as a Full-stack Developer, Solutions Engineer or similar role.

2022 Syllabus

New! Amazon Data Analytics

Our Data Analytics course prepares you for a career as a Data Analyst, Business Intelligence Analyst or similar role.

2022 Syllabus

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Course Details

Dates

First Day: Feb 28, 2022

Graduation Day: October 14, 2022

Weekly Time Commitment: Students can expect to work 15 hours a week to keep up with weekly assignments. There are no set times students are required to be available.

Location

100% online. Depending on your location, you may also have the opportunity to connect with fellow students on-site in Career Choice classrooms. See locations here.

Instructor Support

Lectures, Workshops, and Office Hours occur Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 3PM to 5PM ET. It is highly encouraged, but not required, that students attend these live. All sessions will be recorded. In addition, students are able to ask the instructor questions throughout the week via our Q&A Forum.

The Admissions Process

  • Submit your application.

  • Complete a short technical exercise

  • Complete your Career Conversation with a Flatiron School team member

  • Receive your enrollment decision

  • Apply for your tuition voucher

  • Sign your enrollment documents

  • Start class!

Find your next opportunity with the help of our Career Services team

After many years working with passionate students and helping them launch careers they love, we have a keen understanding of what goes into finding your first job in tech.

Individual Career Coaching Sessions

During your job search, your Career Coach will be your 1-on-1 partner and guide. To set you up for success, coaches help with everything from resume review, interview prep and networking to reviewing and negotiating job offers.

Job-Search Framework

Our tried-and-true framework includes access to our Career Prep Track, which contains hundreds of resources to help with your job search and keep your skills sharp. You will also have the opportunity to attend a series of live career workshops toward the end of your course.

A Global Network of Employer Partners

Flatiron School’s Employer Partnerships team tirelessly advocates for our graduates when building relationships with hiring managers at top global companies.

2021 Program Highlights

Flatiron School is proud to share highlights from our 2021 Amazon Career Choice partnership. 

  • 2 courses, Amazon Cybersecurity Analytics and Amazon Software Development

  • 44 fulfillment centers

  • 512 Amazon Associate enrollments

  • August 2021 First student placed in a new job

Congratulations to all the graduates of our 2021 program!

Frequently asked questions

Which Flatiron School courses are eligible for Amazon Career Choice?

Amazon Career Choice tuition vouchers can be used for three specially-designed Flatiron School courses: Amazon Cybersecurity Analytics, Amazon Data Analytics and Amazon Software Development.

How long are Flatiron School’s Amazon Career Choice courses?

All courses require a part-time commitment for 32 weeks.

How many hours are required per week?

Students can expect to spend 15 hours per week on their course, including online class time and independent study.

What are the course dates?

Our next courses will start in February 2022 and end in October 2022.

How do I know if a course is offered at my site?

Please reference this list of locations where Flatiron School’s Amazon Career Choice courses will be offered in 2022.

How do I know if I'm eligible?

You must be a full- or part-time U.S. Blue Badge employee who has completed 90 continuous days of employment at Amazon by the first day of class (February 28th, 2022). 

You must have a high school diploma, GED or equivalent.

You must be located within reasonable commuting distance of one of our 2022 locations

When can I apply?

Applications opened on November 15th, 2021. Apply now.

How are the courses delivered?

These courses are delivered 100% online. Depending on your location, you may also have the opportunity to connect with fellow students on-site in Career Choice classrooms.

Do I need to have prior technical experience?

Flatiron School’s Amazon Career Choice courses are beginner-friendly. While you should have computer literacy, no previous experience with coding, data analysis or cybersecurity is required.

What is the program tuition?

Enrollment in these courses is funded through Amazon Career Choice tuition vouchers – there is no additional tuition to enroll. Visit amazoncareerchoice.com for more details.

Where do I apply for my Tuition Voucher?

Eligible Amazon Associates will apply for their tuition vouchers at the end of the Flatiron School admissions process. Here are the steps you will need to complete prior to starting your course:

  • Submit your application.

  • Complete a short technical exercise.

  • Attend a Career Conversation with a Flatiron School team member.

  • Receive your enrollment decision.

  • Apply for your tuition voucher at amazoncareerchoice.com.

  • Sign your enrollment documents.

  • Start class!