We Can Code IT Chosen as Education Partner for Amazon's Career Choice Program for Third Year in a Row
We Can Code IT, a tech education provider headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, has been chosen for the third consecutive year as an education partner for Amazon’s Career Choice program. As part of this program, Amazon’s hourly employees receive pre-paid tuition to learn new skills and prepare for career success, either within Amazon or elsewhere. We Can Code IT’s software and web development course is one of the offerings provided through the program. The company has won Course Report’s Best Bootcamp award for seven years in a row and uses a collaborative approach to teaching, emphasizing problem and project-based learning to ensure that students acquire in-demand skills. Amazon has invested over $1.2 billion in upskilling more than 300,000 employees by 2025, and the Career Choice program has a rigorous selection process for third-party partners, seeking out those that are focused on job placement and provide education that leads to career success.
“We’re looking forward to We Can Code IT coming on board as an education partner for Career Choice, adding to the hundreds of best-in-class offerings available to our employees,” said Tammy Thieman, Global Program Lead of Amazon’s Career Choice program. “We’re committed to empowering our employees by providing them access to the education and training they need to grow their careers, whether that’s with us or elsewhere. We have intentionally created a partner network of third-party educators and employers committed to providing excellent education, job placement resources, and continuous improvements to the experience. Today, over 110,000 Amazon employees around the world have participated in Career Choice and we’ve seen first-hand how it can transform their lives.”