Location: Online (for EMEA opportunities)

Date:  Wednesday 9th September, 10:00-12:30

Event: Insight Event for EMEA Returners

Closing Date for Applications: ASAP, no later than Monday 31st August 2020

Registrations are now closed

Opportunities for candidates looking to relaunch their career

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is partnering with Women Returners to host a virtual Insight Event on Wednesday 9th September 2020. The event will provide you with an overview of AWS, offer multiple opportunities for you to hear from AWS employees through panel discussions and networking sessions, and provide you with return to work support. This is an opportunity to find out about AWS, their culture and their commitment to hiring returning talent through their Returners initiatives across EMEA.

After the event, participants will be invited to apply for open roles and will be kept informed about future opportunities that will become available throughout 2021.

About the Event

The AWS Returners Insight Event will take place online in the AWS Virtual Lounge on Wednesday 9th September 10:00 – 12:30 (9:45 registration/sign-in)

During the event you will:

  • Find out more about AWS
  • Learn about the culture and what it is like to work at AWS from a panel of AWS employees
  • Hear from individuals who have successfully returned to AWS
  • Have the opportunity to meet and network with AWS employees
  • Benefit from a Women Returners coaching workshop to help you to prepare for your return to work.

Eligibility for the Event

This event is aimed at people of any gender who have been on a career break for 12 months or more, and who are interested in applying to AWS.

Read more about the support provided to returning talent via the Returners program outlined below, and read Kseniya’s story of joining AWS on the Returners Program here.

How to Apply for the Insight Event

You can apply for the Insight Event by completing a short registration form here: {Returners Insight Event}

Successful applicants will receive an email on Wednesday 2nd September confirming they have a place.  Places are limited so please register early, and no later than Monday 31st August 2020.

If you have any questions please email the AWS team via the Splash event page.


About AWS

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform, offering over 175 fully featured services from data centers globally. Millions of customers – including the fastest-growing startups, largest enterprises, and leading government agencies – are using AWS to lower costs, become more agile, and innovate faster. Find out more by visiting their website https://aws.amazon.com/what-is-aws/

About the AWS Returners Program

If you have been out of the workforce for 12 months or more, and are looking to return to work, then the AWS Returners Program could be the perfect fit. The AWS Returners Program recruits into a variety of roles globally and is designed to support individuals with a seamless transition back into a permanent position, providing all the skills and knowledge needed for success. This kind of program isn’t exactly commonplace in the working world, but at AWS they have their own way of doing things. AWS is a place where thousands of different personalities with the same customer obsession come to turn can’t-be-done into done.

The AWS Returners Program offers:

  • A global environment – An opportunity for you to work with the world’s leading cloud technology, and with talented people from every corner of the globe.
  • Permanent and returnship offering – AWS is committed to hiring Returners into an option of long-term permanent roles, or returnships which may lead to permanent roles. Opportunities will vary by location.
  • Flexibility – Flexibility is key in maintaining work-life harmony. As a Returner, your manager will work with you to establish the best and most productive use of your time.
  • Returners support framework – AWS understands that coming back to work after an extended break can come with challenges. The Returners Program will provide you with robust on-boarding and coaching sessions in your first 6 months. You will also be partnered with a peer coach who will help ease your transition back into work. Your manager will guide you through your development and provide the necessary functional training to bring your skills up to speed.
  • Great benefits – The perks of being an Amazon employee don’t stop at collaborating with great people on exciting and innovative projects. Amazon’s benefits support the needs of their diverse workforce and their family members, no matter what stage they are at in their life or career.

To find our more about the AWS Returners Program see here.

You do not have to attend the Insight Event to apply to the AWS Returners Program.