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Embrace Change

“Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything” – George Bernard Shaw

Learn New IT Skills

The rise of cloud computing is profoundly changing the skill sets needed for success in modern technology environments. As more and more companies undergo strategic digital transformations designed to leverage the power of the cloud, they need IT staffers and leaders with the expertise to extract the best business results out of their investments in public cloud, private cloud, and hybrid cloud approaches.

Become an AWS Professional

With the fast pace growth in AWS and its continuous innovations towards launching new services every day, there is a huge demand for AWS professionals. While this career is challenging and promising, getting the right guidance and AWS training helps you establish as a successful cloud consultant.

What is the Program About?

The Zuggand AWS Internship / re:Engine(er) Program is designed to educate college students and those seeking to accelerate their careers in Amazon Web Services (AWS) technologies and capabilities. Participants will complete in-person, technical training classes led by Zuggand’s AWS certified engineers and will gain hands-on experience using AWS.

Using proven best practices and development toolkits, you will learn about Cloud computing and how to architect, design, and develop Cloud-based environments using AWS. In addition to the technical training, Zuggand will support all students with mentoring, soft work skills, and career opportunities.

What will I Learn?

Zuggand’s re:engine(er) program is designed to help you fast track your AWS Cloud learning. You will work closely with our world-class AWS Architects to cover everything you need to become a certified AWS Solution Architect Associate. Beyond the core materials required to pass the exam, we use real world examples and you will build a highly available, highly scalable web application environment from scratch so you will have hands on skills & experience needed.

Who is the target audience for this program?

The target audience is any individual who is interested in learning about AWS, getting their first AWS certification, and potentially looking for career opportunities with Zuggand. You need to be technically savvy and passionate about technology to be successful in this program. With a bit of effort and discipline, by the end of the program you will be prepared to take the AWS Solution Architect Associate certification exam and start your AWS career!

Why should I consider the program?

High Demand + Low Supply = Huge Opportunity

Zuggand has created this program who wish to start or revitalize their career in technology. While there is no guarantee of a job offer after the program completion, Zuggand will offer a limited number of opportunities to work at Zuggand depending on your certification level, skills and job requirements. We have also developed an internal AWS career path so you can accelerate at a pace that works for you!

Who is leading the program?

The overall program was created by the founders of Zuggand, who together have over 30 years of business and technology experience in leadership roles. Not only will you be learning about AWS, but you will also have the chance to learn about business fundamentals such as leadership, strategy, finance, budgeting, and culture – all as they relate to Cloud computing.

Zuggand’s AWS trainers are highly-skilled AWS experts with over 10 years of experience using AWS. They are professionally-certified AWS Architects and Engineers who will guide you through every step of the program. To put it bluntly, you will learn from the best!

What is an AWS Solutions Architect?

AWS now has eleven certifications that individuals can study for and take formal certification exams.

This program focuses on the AWS Solution Architect Associate certification. The AWS Solution Architect certification validates your ability to effectively demonstrate knowledge of how to architect and deploy secure and robust applications on AWS technologies.

In our program we will cover everything you need to know to pass this certification. We will also dive deep into the key AWS technologies you need to pass this certification. Each session you will perform hands on lab work, setting up your own AWS environment from scratch and at the end of the class you will build an enterprise class application infrastructure that is highly secure and scalable!

What is the value of an AWS Certification?

Amazon is continuously launching new AWS capabilities and there is a constant demand for professionals who have a complete understanding of AWS with hands-on experience. According to an IT services survey, the demand for AWS professionals is on the rise. Being AWS certified is an asset which has the right blend of theoretical knowledge with real-time experience is an excellent combination, thus making your certification extremely valuable in the IT market.

How long is the program and where will it take place?

The program is 12 weeks long and will be held in-person at a chosen training facility in Phoenix, Arizona.

What are the programs costs?

The standard cost to enroll in the training program is $3,500.

In addition to the enrollment cost, all students will be responsible for the following:

  • $150 each time you register for an AWS exam
  • $50-$100 for course content, practice exams, and other costs associated with running your own AWS account

However, Zuggand is also offering different potential employment options that, if you are determined eligible, could reduce your cost to join the program (see below).

Zintern Opportunity

We have an awesome opportunity for people that are interested in interning with Zuggand. Qualified candidates will be eligible for a $3,200 scholarship to help cover the cost of the training. If you qualify for a scholarship, your total cost would only be $300.

Zinterns will be required to sign a six month contract with Zuggand. There are two phases of the Zintern contract once the training is completed: Unpaid and Paid. Zinterns will work a minimum of 20 hours per week. To move from Unpaid to Paid, Zinterns must pass the AWS Solution Architect Associate certification. Zuggand reserves the right to cancel the contract at any time. If the Zintern cancels the contract they are responsible for the full training costs of $3,500.

Staffing Opportunity

We have another amazing opportunity for people that are interested in new career opportunities as an AWS Cloud Engineer and want to work as a contracted Zuggand employee. The training still costs $3,500. Prior to the completion of the 12-week training program, Zuggand will work with you to update your resume and begin to market you through our massive network of companies and jobs. We will help prepare you for the interviews and help you land a position. When you have been in the position for 3 months and have passed your AWS Solution Architect Associate certification Zuggand will pay you a bonus of $3,500.

What do I need to be
successful in the program?

  • Some technical skills and experience with a serious passion about technology.
  • A working laptop with administrative rights on it.
  • A smart phone for the purpose of setting up Multi-factor Authentication on your AWS account.
  • A debit / credit card to setup your AWS account and purchase additional course materials and exams.
  • A commitment to spend five hours every Saturday and 10 hours during the week to study, complete practice labs and review materials.
  • A commitment to attempt the AWS Solutions Architect Associate certificate exam at the end of the program.
  • A great attitude, an open mind, eagerness to learn and a sense of humor helps.

If you have any questions, please feel free to
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