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A four-pawed step for a corgi, one giant leap for workplace culture
Rufus' human parents remember life with Amazon's first canine staffer. Meet rufus
Working at Amazon
We seek top talent from all industries and a range of backgrounds, from MBA graduates to veterans and military spouses, who join our offices around the world. People who succeed at Amazon have something in common—they are customer-centric, they are leaders and they are innovators.

Amazon now employs more than 21,000 veterans and military spouses in the U.S.

Company on track to surpass pledge to hire 25,000 veterans and military spouses by 2021.

Hire power: How Amazonians ‘raise the bar’ with every interview

More than 3,300 Bar Raisers at Amazon provide diverse, unbiased points of view during the interview process.

The surprising way one Amazon warehouse tour ended

See how a fulfillment center tour and a flash of inspiration led to a new career.

Amazonians bring their parents to work

Each year thousands of parents visit Amazon campuses during Bring Your Parents to Work Day, but how much do they know about their child's job?

30,000 permanent jobs available across the country

The largest job fair in the U.S. will feature Amazon Career Day events in Arlington, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Nashville, and Seattle.

Start your Amazon career

We take our Leadership Principles seriously—we use them every day.

Tour an Amazon warehouse

Go behind the scenes to learn how Amazon gets your packages to you so quickly.

How a door became a desk, and a symbol of Amazon

Today, Amazon offices around the world are filled with door desks, based on Bezos’ early design.

Select awards & recognition

Since day one we have strived to be the Earth’s most customer centric company, so we’re always excited to be recognized for the work we do on behalf of customers.

Compensation and benefits

Recently named No.1 on LinkedIn’s 2018 Top Companies list, No. 1 on the Harris Poll’s Corporate Reputation survey, and No. 2 in Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies list, Amazon is proud of our ability to create great jobs with great benefits for all employees.

45,000 and counting

Amazon now has more than 45,000 employees in our hometown, Seattle. Discover why our employees joined, why they stay, and why their ID badges aren't all the same color.

What a longtime Amazonian told his daughter before her Amazon interview

SPOILER: He shared the same advice he'd given to strangers - a key tip for anyone aspiring to work at Amazon.

The stories behind the peculiar building names at Amazon's headquarters

Bigfoot, Houdini, and Nessie have all taken up residence on Amazon’s Seattle urban campus, but how did they end up there?

How Amazon hires

The story (and song) behind Amazon’s Bar Raiser Program
Our Leadership Principles
Our Leadership Principles aren't inspirational wall hanging.
These Principles work hard, just like we do.
Dive deep
Amazon's leadership principles displayed on a wall in our Washington DC office

6 things that make Amazon a "Best Workplace for Innovators"

Innovation takes place as a part of everyday work. Everyone at Amazon is a builder, and everyone is here because of their desire to deconstruct, and create, on behalf of our customers.

A tech job without college

Amazon’s A2Tech program enables associates to build new career paths in technology.
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Open to interpretation

How an Amazon designer turned his disability into an advantage.

Hiring in Arlington

Amazon leases new space in Arlington, VA and starts hiring to create 400 jobs in 2019.

Amazonians speak up

Employees share their experiences working in Amazon fulfillment centers.
Committed to a sustainable future
Amazon is making big changes to protect the planet.
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