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Amazon has a prime opportunity for U.S. military veterans and spouses seeking their next career challenge. After exceeding their plans to hire 25,000 veterans and spouses by 2021, company officials recently announced a stunning pledge to bring on 100,000 vets and spouses by 2024.
Amazon is steadfast in its dedication to our nation’s veterans, currently employing over 45,000 military veterans and spouses, and actively recruiting more. In an effort to improve the lives of veterans, Amazon has championed the following programs to address critical challenges facing the military community, with a focus on employment, employee development and caring for veterans in need.
At Amazon, we continue to realize the importance of recruiting and hiring veterans and military spouses in full and part-time roles across the U.S. We currently employ 45,000 veterans out of which 15,000 are either women veterans or military spouses. We are committed to supporting the military community and continue to hire veterans and military spouses to help build the future at Amazon.
Apprenti removes the burden of experience and education by immediately placing qualifying veterans in relatively well-paying technology apprenticeships.
By Joshua Axelrod