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Meet an Amazonian | On Demand Class Chats
Maria is a Software Development Engineer at Amazon Robotics. She has an educational background in Aerospace Engineering and Ecology and all of her career thus far has been spent in the integration and test area of product development, allowing her to work with both hardware and software, diving deep into failure investigations + software. [10 minutes] ***Closed Captioning version coming soon***
Brandon is a passionate Account Manager supporting startups using AWS. Originally from Chicago, Brandon is a self-proclaimed "eternal student at heart" and has earned degrees in electrical and computer engineering, an MBA, and is also a lecturer at Stanford. Brandon uses his technical background to help new startup companies leverage Amazon's best technologies to run their businesses. [10 minutes]***Closed Captioning version coming soon***
Meet Abe, Sr. Technical Product Manager, Disaster Relief
Abe is a Senior Technical Product Manager on the Disaster Relief by Amazon team. He is in charge of corporate donations and mobile disaster pick-up points. Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Abe holds a BS in Computer Engineering from the UPR-Mayaguez and a MS in Information Security from Lipscomb University. [10 minutes] ***Closed Captioning version coming soon***
Meet Annie, Amazon Future Engineer Intern
Annie is an Amazon Future Engineer student intern and scholar, having completed two internships at Amazon (2020 and 2021). In this chat, Annie shares her journey into Computer Science and insights into what it is like to be a software development intern. [10 minutes] ***Closed Captioning version coming soon***
Featured Career Panel: Remarkably Black in Tech
  • Watch the recording of our event celebrating Black excellence in tech at Amazon. Meet five incredible STEM professionals working at Amazon. Each has a unique story to tell about how they made the journey from high school to a career in tech. You’ll learn about their different pathways into tech, and connect the dots to understand what it takes to compete in the STEM industry. Please come with questions for the panelists, as you’ll have the chance to ask them in the chat!

    [45 minutes]

    Panel Moderator: Karl Jackson, Technical Program Manager, LEO Tech @ Amazon

    Panelists:
    Jawann Graves, Systems Development Manager
    Khayla Williams, Systems Development Engineer
    Tyra Dumars, Senior Manager, User Experience (UX) Design
    Zené Sekou, Software Development Engineer

    We offer live, interactive career panel events several times each year. To see upcoming panel events, visit our Class Chats page.
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    On Demand Recording | Class Chats Panel: Remarkably Black in Tech
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On Demand Career Panels
Career Panel: Sustainability 101
Join Amazon Future Engineer and Amazon's Sustainability Team for an introduction to Sustainability at Amazon. During this panel event, we will introduce you to four employees at Amazon who are actively working on The Climate Pledge, improving sustainability in different areas of our business including Transportation, and Buildings.
You'll hear from each panelist about how their career journey led them to their current role in sustainability at Amazon and you'll hear how they answered questions from the live audience. [45 minutes]


***This video was recorded with live Closed Captions***
Career Panel: Bytes + Beats - Tech in the Music Industry
In celebration of Computer Science Education Week 2021, Amazon Future Engineer + Georgia Tech present a free panel event to help students discover the intersection of technology and music careers. Amazon and music industry professionals share their career journeys, and give students a glimpse into how technology and computer science is integrated into the music industry. [60 minutes]

***This video was recorded with live Closed Captions***
Career Panel: Amazon Transportation 101
Presented in partnership with FIRST Lego League, students will meet experts from each part of our transportation process (“Global, First, Middle and Last Mile") and discover what each speaker and their team do each day to make sure customer orders are delivered safely and correctly. [60 minutes] ***Closed Captioning coming soon***
Career Panel: Amazon Software Engineers
Meet four of Amazon’s software development engineers. They’ll share their career journey into computer science, and give you a glimpse into their daily work life. [60 minutes] ***Closed Captioning coming soon***
Career Panel: Amazon User Experience (UX) Designers
Learn about what UX (User Experience) Designers do at Amazon and how their career path led them to where they are now! On this panel you’ll meet some of our most creative and artistic employees, who use their design skills to enable Amazon technology and create great customer experiences. [60 minutes] ***Closed Captioning coming soon***
Career Panel: Student Internships with Amazon Future Engineer
Meet our Amazon Future Engineer Scholar Interns who each received scholarship to pursue computer science degrees and just completed their first paid summer at Amazon. Scholars will share about their personal journey from high school to college, and a bit about what it is like to enter the tech industry. [60 minutes] ***Closed Captioning coming soon***
Career Panel: Transportation for Good
Presented in partnership with First Lego League, students will meet Amazonians who help communities by leveraging Amazon’s transportation networks. Each speaker will present who they are, what they do, and a bit about the logistics that enable them to do good with transportation. [60 minutes] ***Closed Captioning version coming soon***
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