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Early Career Cloud Engineer

Cloud Engineer

Training and Employment Program
Increase your knowledge of the latest Cloud Technologies and become a Cloud Engineer!

Apply today. Transform your life!

Program Start Date:  July 26th, 2021

Workforce Opportunity Services (WOS) is a leading 501(c)(3) nonprofit committed to developing the skills of untapped talent from historically underrepresented communities through partnerships with organizations dedicated to diversifying their workforce.


  • This program provides NO COST comprehensive training to highly motivated individuals. Upon successful completion of the program, you will receive customized training, followed by Full-Time employment with our partner.
  • This unique work-study opportunity differs from the typical job. Our solution, for those who are ready, will put you on the right personal, academic, and professional path while providing the necessary support and mentorship to help keep you there.
  • This program will focus on Cloud Technologies. Successful completion of the program will result in the following AWS certifications:
    • Solution Architect - Associate
    • SysOps Administrator - Associate
    • Anyone holding one, or both, of these certifications will be provided additional training toward further certifications
  • Due to the accelerated training timeline and intense curriculum, the most successful candidate will have prior knowledge in Cloud Technologies.

Candidate Profile:

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • A basic understanding of Cloud Technologies with a desire to pursue a long-term career in the field
  • Motivated young adult that is passionate about learning new technologies
  • Availability to commit to a full-time schedule (Mon-Fri/9am-5pm) beginning July 2021
  • Must be within a ONE hour commute of downtown Boston

Program Information:

  • Program Selection Event (3 days)(Virtual-Zoom):
    • Program Selection Event dates: Monday, July 26th, 2021 - Wednesday, July 28th, 2021
    • The Program Selection Event is a competitive process, in which we assess candidates through individual and team exercises to determine who will be selected for the training program.
    • Unless prior arrangements are made, attendance is MANDATORY for all sessions.
    • Additional program information will be provided at a later date.
  • Phase 1 - Academics (11 Weeks)(Virtual-Zoom):
    • If selected into program, dates are as follows:
      • Orientation: Date TBD (week of July 26th, 2021)
      • Full-Time Academics: August 6th, 2021 - October 15th, 2021
    • Classes will be held Monday – Friday (9am-5pm)(No class September 6th)
    • Training will include:
      • Interpersonal Skills
      • Immersive Cloud Engineering Framework
      • Successful completion of the program will result in the following AWS certifications:
        • Solution Architect - Associate
        • SysOps Administrator - Associate
    • Phase 1 Compensation: $600/Week Stipend.
      • This stipend is a miscellaneous payment (Form 1099) and is required to be reported to IRS when filing taxes
  • Phase 2 - Full-Time Consultancy (12 months):
    • Starts October 18th, 2021
    • Full-Time work (40 hours/week)
    • Participants will be eligible for hire after the 12 month consultancy period
    • Throughout the program you will receive continued support and mentorship to ensure your success
    • Phase 2 Compensation:
      • $20.00/Hour (Plus Benefits after 90 days)


  • Program Selection Event/Phase 1:
    • Virtual (Zoom)
  • Phase 2: 
    • Boston, MA
    • WFH (Remote) due to COVID until position transitions back to on-site