Life at AWS

Careers, culture, and community at AWS

Welcome to Life at AWS. These employee stories feature our amazing people sharing their perspectives, personal journeys, and insights on working at AWS. Explore the many ways our culture of innovation, diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) efforts, and continual opportunities for career growth and professional fulfillment empower our team members to build the future they want at AWS.

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AWS launches skills-based hiring to grow opportunities for talent

AWS’s Skills-Based Hiring Program removes bachelor’s degree requirements for some early-career roles and teams up with community colleges to help students build technical skills.

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AWS artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) specialist Mani Kaur presents on a stage during a tech conference.

Unique paths to rewarding solutions architect careers at AWS

Five solutions architects share their career journeys into Tech U and AWS, how they empower other women solutions architects, and advice for succeeding at AWS.




Amazon Web Services (AWS) VP, Distinguished Engineer, and Technical Advisor to the CEO Laura Grit poses for a photo. She has shoulder-length brown hair and glasses, and is wearing a long sleeve burgundy-colored sweater.

Two women advancing generative AI at AWS

Dr. Sherry Marcus, PhD and Lauren Rosenberg, builders behind Amazon Bedrock, share stories about their career journeys and why AWS’s work culture opens doors to exciting career possibilities.

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Applying for a job at Amazon? Here are 4 ways to improve your resume.

Learn how to write a resume that is tailored to what hiring managers and recruiters are seeking at Amazon and AWS.


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