This month we are presenting one of our first Amazon apprentices. Bevin moved all the way from Chicago to pursue his passion in the tech sector. Bevin is from a group of 8 veterans who are currently training as apprentices to be Cloud Support Associates at Amazon.
How did you first decide to pursue an apprenticeship through Apprenti?
I was going to college in Chicago and looking for a part time tech job at the time, one night I was scrolling through Facebook and I saw an ad for Apprenti, so I figured I would give the test a shot and see where things went.
What were you doing before Apprenti?
I was working on my Bachelor’s degree at DeVry and working part time jobs.
What are you training for right now? How is it going so far?
Currently, I am training for my AWS Solutions Architect certificate and Linux + certification as a part of my apprenticeship as a Cloud Operations Specialist at Amazon. It is going awesome! I love how much I get to learn every day.
What effect has Apprenti brought to your career if any? What’s your plan for your career post Apprenti?
Apprenti has made my career, I never thought I would be working at AWS, especially without a college degree! I definitely plan on staying with Amazon, it is an awesome company to work for.
Would you recommend Apprenti? Who would you recommend it to?
I would absolutely recommend Apprenti to anyone who is passionate about technology, wants to make a major change in their life, and is willing to put in work for it.