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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.

"It's not magic. It's math."

As part of the Upskilling 2025 pledge, Amazon makes graduate-school-level training free for its employees through Machine Learning University.

Amazon makes it, he breaks it

Inside Amazon’s reliability lab, which ensures Echo, Kindle, and other devices are built to last.

Amazon’s year in photos, 2019

Over the course of a year, the Day One blog captures moments that add up to tell the larger story of Amazon’s connection with its customers, employees, and communities around the world.

$15 an hour adds up

Extra time with family is one way employees measure how Amazon’s $15 minimum wage improves their lives.

What a catastrophic injury can’t take away

Kevin Blackburn thought he would never work again, but a nonprofit partnership with Amazon gave him a second chance.

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.

How Amazon hires

Learn more about Amazon’s Bar Raiser Program.

Tour an Amazon warehouse

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

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

More than 3,600 Bar Raisers at Amazon provide diverse, unbiased points of view during the interview process.

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.

Start your Amazon career

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

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.

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?
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

A tech job without college

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

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.

How to build your own Amazon door desk

Learn from an original Amazon employee how to turn frugality into furniture. It just takes a few supplies and six simple steps.
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Look what the cat can't drag in

An Amazon employee didn't know how to code. That didn't stop him from using machine learning to invent a pet door that solved a disgusting problem.

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.
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