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Opportunities for veterans
At Amazon, we have teams and programs dedicated to finding opportunities to train and employ military veterans and their spouses.

We're constantly looking for leaders who think big, have a bias for action, and deliver results on behalf of our customers. We think veterans and military spouses are a great fit here at Amazon and employ thousands of them across our businesses.

Virtual jobs, real peace of mind

Six years ago, my life changed. Again. My husband, a U.S. Army medic, was relocated to Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington state and we moved our family from central California up the West Coast where I had no job or family.

Building new ways to serve

One year ago, Amazon announced a commitment to hire 25,000 veterans and military spouses by 2021, and train 10,000 more in cloud computing. I am one of those 25,000 hires, and have been able to continue my career of service– building programs to recruit even more veterans and military spouses to Amazon.

Celebrating veterans and military spouses

This Veterans Day, we revisited our pledge to hire 25,000 veterans by 2021, sharing that we are on track to exceed our promise.

Wounded veterans show that nothing is impossible

Amazon sponsors the Warrior Games and back competitors in the games.

Amazon’s Joining Forces pledge

We both came to Amazon because we wanted to do big, interesting things at a company that moves fast and loves to invent. Our experience here – like so many veterans and military spouses who come to Amazon – has been exciting and fulfilling. And an experience that has drawn upon the skills we honed while in the military.

What is Career Choice?

We want to make it easier for Amazonians to pursue their aspirations, but it can be difficult in this economy to have the flexibility and financial resources to teach yourself new skills. So we offer our hourly associates the Career Choice program.

Hiring military veterans

At Amazon, we employ over 17,500 veterans and military spouses—in roles ranging from our fulfillment center associates to executives in our corporate offices.

Helping employees pursue new careers through Career Choice

Four years ago when Amazon launched Career Choice, I don’t know that anyone realized just how profoundly the tuition assistance program would impact Amazon employees and their lives. We knew it was a peculiar idea, and we knew that helping people pursue their passions and career goals was the right thing to do.
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Sharing Amazon’s peculiar take on employee engagement

The U.S. Army is experiencing a number of transformations, and a lot of thought and effort is being put into keeping service members and their families engaged in the mission during this time of change.

Sarah Rhoads, navy veteran and Regional Director of Operations

In the lead up to Veterans Day we are featuring a few military veterans and family members who work across Amazon.

From Army officer to fulfillment center maintenance

An interview with Aaron Guaderrama, Army Corporate Fellow
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