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AWS re/Start is a free 12-week program to jump-start your career in tech as an AWS Cloud support practitioner — no experience needed.
AWS re/Start and Generation have teamed up with OBT to offer this free program in New York City. You will learn all you need to know in order to be successful in a technology cloud career – from the technical knowledge to the soft skills that will help you achieve your potential. After you graduate, Generation will connect you with employers and help you transition into your new working life.
This program is a WIOA Title I-financially assisted program. It is an equal opportunity program, and auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
Program Length12 Weeks
Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Questions? Reach Out!
Our team looks forward to hearing from you and sharing how Generation can help you reach your goals.
Call: (718) 801-8970Innovation Lab at Industry City
87 35th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232
WHAT IS CLOUD SUPPORT?
Have you ever run out of cloud storage space on your phone? Or visited a website and seen that it’s down? Cloud support technicians help people and companies solve problems including creating new accounts and managing cloud file storage.
We'll help you learn the technical skills with lots of hands-on, interactive sessions. By the end, you'll know:
Behavior & Mindsets
In every job, there are key skills that will help you be successful. We'll help you learn how to:
About Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow
OBT’s nationally recognized workforce development program provides youth and adults in New York City with an integrated approach to education and job training, with opportunities to advance into jobs in different sectors, or continue their education. Our advanced training programs for high school graduates include health care, technology, and construction career opportunities. Information on OBT’s full suite of programs can be found at obtjobs.org/all-programs.
What your journey will look like
Step 1Complete an application.
Step 2Work with Generation to complete the orientation for AWS re/Start. Generation and program staff will make sure you're ready to begin class with the resources you need to succeed.
Step 3Come to class! After you begin the AWS re/Start program you will need to complete all assigned homework and come to class each day ready to learn and engage with your cohort and your instructor.
Step 4Prepare for your next adventure. As training progresses, you’ll work with the Generation team on mock interviews and writing your resume so you are supported and prepared for employment.
Step 5Graduate! Celebrate your achievement with your friends and family. Generation staff will work with you as you apply for jobs and interview with Generation employer partners.
Step 6Advance your career. Share your successes with the AWS re/Start and Generation team and stay connected via the alumni network.
How we prepare you
In a world of employment programs, Generation takes a different approach to help you succeed. Generation instructors and mentors get to know each student and are there with resources, tools, and information if a student encounters a barrier.
The instructors and mentors at Generation aren't just teachers, they're coaches who stand by their students through successes and challenges.
The right resume can open the door to new career opportunities. Generation students learn how to create a resume that showcases their skills and experiences.
By conducting mock interviews, then providing real-time feedback and coaching, the Generation team ensures that all graduates feel confident and prepared to interview.
After graduation, mentors and instructors continue to check in with alums, providing support with the job search and advice for continued success.
Ongoing benefits of Generation
A Trusted Network
Continued contact with the alumni network
Events and workshops to help you keep growing
Become a mentor to help others
Troubleshoot your job challenges
Generation in the press
Generation USA Receives $1.5 Million Grant Award from Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationChronicle of Philanthropy
“This program gives you the assurance that learning is not cut off by age. Those who are willing to learn can learn something new."The Florida Times-Union See All Press