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Cloud computing is the on-demand delivery of compute power, database storage, applications, and other IT resources via the internet with pay-as-you-go pricing. Watch the video or learn more here.

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AWS Educate is Amazon’s global initiative to provide students comprehensive resources for building skills in cloud technology. It is a no cost curriculum that gives access to content, training, collaboration tools, AWS technology, and a job board with employment opportunities. Join AWS Educate to also receive $100 in AWS Promotional Credits.*

Personalized Path
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Want a great, high-paying job after college?

Cloud and Distributed Computing was noted as the #1 in-demand skill by LinkedIn in 2016 and jobs in this field often pay $100k+ according to

AWS Educate Cloud Career Pathways provide students with access to credits, training, and the option to choose their desired cloud career. AWS Educate delivers a personalized path that includes content, knowledge checks, and badging that guides them through the learning process. Finish a pathway and students can post their resumes to the AWS Educate Job Board and connect with employers with job openings in cloud technology.

Watch the video to learn more about your journey to a cloud career with AWS Educate.

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AWS provides on-demand, pay-as-you-go computing resources and services in the cloud. For example, you can run a server on AWS that you can log on to, configure, secure, and run just as you would a server that's sitting in front of you. Learn more.

Netflix and Pinterest are two well-known companies who have built their business on top of AWS. Below you can learn what they’re running in the cloud, and what business benefits they have achieved by using AWS.


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AWS Credits
(annually renewable)
  • AWS Account: $100 in AWS Promotional Credits*
  • AWS Educate Starter Account: $75 in AWS Promotional Credits*
AWS Training
  • Access to AWS Technical Essentials Training Course (a $600 value)
  • Free access to labs
Curated Content
  • Ability to select personalized learning pathway with 30+ hours of content per path
  • Earn digital badges that showcase cloud skills
  • Free access to AWS content for homework, labs, or self-study
Collaboration Tools
  • Student Portal access
  • Student portfolio to store projects in one place
  • Access to Job Board and job postings where the Job Board is available                                   
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Use AWS to easily deploy and host your own WordPress website and get blogging.
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Use AWS to build a Mobile Messaging App and invite your friends to chat on your own application!
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Use AWS to deploy a High Performance Computing (HPC) Cluster for your compute heavy projects: genomics analysis, computational chemistry, weather forecasting, and more.
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Skill up on the cloud by joining AWS Educate today and you’ll receive $100 in AWS Promotional Credits at no cost to you.

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*AWS Educate provides its members with free access to learning content and AWS services designed to build knowledge and skills in cloud computing. Because AWS Educate is a resource designed to supplement your skillset, AWS cannot make any representations, warranties, or promises that program members will be more competitive or actually receive job offers or the minimum necessary skills to obtain a job or career in cloud computing. The AWS Educate Terms & Conditions govern participation in the Educate Program.

Students must be 18 years or older. Use of AWS Promotional Credits are subject to the AWS Promotional Credit Terms & Conditions.