Amazon.com Inc. on Wednesday said that this year’s Career Day will take place on September 16, and will be virtual and Amazon has 33,000 corporate and tech job openings available, including positions to support AWS, Alexa, and Prime Video. Amazon Career Day, a Nationwide event on September 16 is open to all job seekers that include a team of 1,000 Amazon recruiters offering 20,000 free career coaching sessions in a single day.
The company currently has 33,000 job openings for corporate and tech positions supporting areas that include Alexa, AWS, Operations Technology, and Prime Video – with thousands of additional hourly roles in Amazon’s Operations network to be announced soon
All Amazon jobs have industry-leading benefits – including a minimum wage of $15/hour, health insurance, up to 20 weeks of parental leave, and company-funded upskilling opportunities.
— Taylor Dunn (@TheDunnDunn) September 9, 2020
Due to this COVID-19 pandemic, many people left unemployed by the economic impact of and searching for new jobs, that is why Career Day is designed to support all job seekers, regardless of their level of experience, professional field, or background. Amazon has more than 875,000 workers around the world, with more than 600,000 full- and part-time employees in the U.S.
Participants will also be able to register for interactive code review and hourly warehouse breakout sessions. Those interested can register here. Participants can stream the mainstage event, which will be headlined by television host and activist Karamo and former professional football player and NASA astronaut Leland Melvin. They will also hear from recruiting experts and career coaches giving advice on how they can adapt their skills and experiences, build their professional brand, and reimagine their resume in order to improve their chances of landing a job.
Registrants will be able to apply for a wide range of roles at Amazon, and learn about Amazon’s industry leading employee benefits—including comprehensive health care from day one, 401(k) matching, up to 20 weeks of paid parental leave, and access to the Upskilling 2025 program. Career Day will also offer a panel moderated by Miranda Lewis, senior program manager, Amazon in the community on working at Amazon. The panel will feature Kara Hurst, vice president worldwide sustainability, David Bozeman, vice president Amazon transportation services and Cherris Armour, director of Amazon worldwide operations, who will discuss their roles and share their insights about Amazon’s culture.