Amazon Career Choice

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GTCC and Amazon Working Together to Advance Education

Ready to upskill for a career change or job advancement? Amazon Career Choice is partnering with Guilford Technical Community College to provide high-quality education and training to eligible Amazon employees who want to achieve success beyond their current position or even outside of Amazon with a college education from GTCC.

who's eligible? 

The program is available to Amazon hourly employees who have been employed for 90 days.


Amazon will prepay for you to pursue approved undergraduate for-credit certificates and associate degrees at GTCC.

  • Up to $5,250 per year for full-time employees
  • Up to $2,625 per year for part-time employees
  • Can be used for tuition, books, and fees.

How long do I have to complete a credential?

Take as much or as little time as you need. You're eligible to enroll in classes as long as you are employed at Amazon. And you can take classes online or at any of GTCC's five campuses.

What programs are available?

Sign in and browse program offerings at

How do I get started?

  1. Apply to GTCC
  2. Register for classes.
  3. Request payment from Amazon Career Choice.
    1. Visit and submit a payment request for your chosen program.
    2. The request will be sent to the school to confirm course level details and either approve or deny the request.
    3. If approved, Amazon pays the school directly.

If you have any questions or would like more information, contact your local Amazon HR office or call (336) 334-4822, ext. 0 to speak with the GTCC Admissions Office.

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