On Tuesday, September 17, Amazon, will be hosting the Amazon Career Day, an event that e-commerce giant is extolling as the nation's largest career fair where people hailing from all sorts of backgrounds and experience levels can come in and explore the 30,000 full-time and part-time, job openings that are up for grabs.
Amazon Career Day will be featuring six networking and informational events in Chicago, Dallas, Arlington, Boston, Nashville, and Seattle. From software development to robotics to applications of computer vision to Amazon's operational network, a whole host of available opportunities will be presented to the candidates on the Career Day, and they can expect wages starting from $15 per hour or more. The company in the official press release wrote:
There are jobs for people with all types of experience, education, and skill levels – from entry-level roles at Amazon’s fulfillment centers working with the latest robotics technology, software development engineers helping make Alexa smarter, or computer vision scientists building the technology behind Amazon Go. All candidates will have access to on-the-job training and upskilling opportunities as part of the company’s $700 million Upskilling 2025 initiative to help employees gain new skills to build their career.
While, Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and CEO remarked on the event, recognizing his company's efforts in creating job opportunities and offering competitive wages:
Amazon has created more than 300,000 new jobs in the U.S. over the last decade – and we’re proud to continue investing and creating opportunities for people across the country. These are jobs with highly competitive compensation and full-benefits from day one, as well as training opportunities to gain new skills in high-demand fields such as robotics and machine learning.
Amazon Career Day will see recruiters on-site on the six locations. Budding candidates seeking jobs will be able to confabulate with them one-on-one, receiving information on tech-related jobs as well as the multitude of corporate roles within the domains of customer fulfillment, delivery, and retail facilities that Amazon deals in. The firm also plans on hosting an informational session for people looking to do business with the company as sellers on the e-commerce website, or as delivery service partners, or as authors who want to publish their books.
For more information on the event, visit this website. On the same page, you can register for the Career Day if you have plans for attending it.