According to the job listing of Amazon, the company will launch a computer science education program in India soon. This program will be part of last year’s Amazon Future Engineer program. The objective of the program is to help underprivileged students in learning computers and coding.
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Computer Science Education Program
According to TechCrunch, Amazon is planning to expand its Amazon Future Engineer program in India by 2021. The company is looking for a lead to manage this program in India. In the US, this initiative serves more than 550,000 students and 5000 schools.
As per the job listing of the company, Amazon is looking for a passionate individual to support and lead the Amazon Future Engineer program in India.
Amazon says” the company is looking for a candidate who can dive deep into the program and can understand the needs of the students. This will help the company to create a relevant program for Indian students”.
According to India, Amazon needs to make a new plan; they can’t imply the same plan as the US computer science program. The new hire will work with local and government officials to understand the requirements of Indian students. It will help the company to understand the needs based on age and region. After research, Amazon can create and implement an effective Engineer program in India.
It’s not the first time Amazon has shown interest in expanding India’s online education space. Last year Amazon launched a JEE Ready application. The application offers mock tests and free classes to get admission into IITs and NITs. Now the application is available with the name “Amazon Academy” and helpful for engineering aspirants.
There is no official news when Amazon will launch this program in India. But mostly, the program will launch this year only. This program will help the underprivileged students to gain knowledge on computers. Stay tuned to know more about the program.