HVCC selected by Amazon as an education partner for career choice program – Troy Record

by | Nov 7, 2022 | Education

TROY, N.Y. — Hudson Valley Community College has been selected as an education partner for Amazon’s Career Choice program, which provides Amazon’s hourly employees access to degree and certificate programs at the Capital Region’s largest community college. College costs – including tuition, books and fees – are paid by Amazon.Amazon’s Career Choice program empowers employees to learn new skills that can lead to career success at Amazon or elsewhere. The program offers a variety of education and skill-building opportunities, including funding college tuition and education expenses, industry certifications, and foundational skills such as English language proficiency, high school diplomas, and GEDs.
Amazon’s Career Choice program covers student costs up to $5,250 per year for full-time employees and $2,625 per year for part-time workers. Hudson Valley Community College’s tuition is $2,400 per semester for New York State residents, plus fees. The college is the only Capital Region community college to be selected by Amazon for its Career Choice program.
“Amazon continues to build its workforce within the Capital Region, and we are excited to be a part of that growth, as an educational partner that can provide a wide range of courses as well as more than 80 credit-bearing degree and certificate programs,” HVCC President Roger Ram …

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