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Position: Early Insights 2018 "Amazon Early Insights" is a five day program where a group offemale undergraduate students in their early years of study will havethe opportunity to attend talks and workshops delivered by AmazonSoftware Engineers. The students will hear from experts that work onprojects that benefit Amazon customers around the world with theeventual aim of participating in a three-day hackathon.


This year, Amazon Early Insights will take place 16th-20th April 2018 inthe Amazon Development Centre (in central Edinburgh). Amazon will coveraccommodation, food and travel expenses.

This is the perfect opportunity to find out more about Amazon, buildyour contacts, get unrivalled access to Amazon's engineers and inventorsand most importantly, develop your software engineering skills!


This is an event sponsored by the Amazon Women in Engineering group inEdinburgh. The Early Insights program aims to increase gender diversityin technology by enabling female engineering students in their earlyyears of study to develop a network of women in technology, learn aboutAmazon's business and determine if they would be interested in a careerin technology. Applications for employment with Amazon are consideredequally on their merits regardless of gender.


Deadline for applications is 28th January 2018.


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

To apply, please click the "apply now" button and follow theinstructions. You can only upload one document, so please make sure thatthis includes:

A short cover letter (please write 1-2 paragraphs explaining why youwould like to participate in Amazon's Early Insights program)

Your resume / CV

Your academic transcript (university / final high school results)

Please include the following in your CV:

Full Name

Email

University and Degree Title

Year of Study and Expected Graduation Date

Are you over 18 years old?

Do you have the right to work in the UK?


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

FAQ


What is the timeline?

Amazon Early Insights takes place from 16th -20th April, 2018. Youwill need to be able to attend for the duration of the program.

The application deadline is 28th January, 2018.

You will hear back by 6th February, 2018.

Am I eligible to apply?

You must identify as a female student, currently enrolled in anundergraduate degree in computer science, computer engineering,informatics or a closely related technical field at an accrediteduniversity and due to graduate in summer of 2020 or 2021. You should becurious about computing and have a good academic record. We acceptapplicants that are over 18 years old and are from the UK or theEuropean Economic Area (EEA) region, and non-EEA students provided thatyou have, or can obtain the rights to work and travel to the UK. Sadly,we cannot organize visas on your behalf at this time.


What does Amazon expect from me?

In alignment with the Amazon motto, we want you to "work hard, havefun, make history". Expect to be challenged in a friendlyenvironment and collaborate with other smart, female engineeringstudents on building an exciting project during the three-day hack. Ourfull-time staff will provide coaching and support along the way. We alsohave an exciting social program to help you explore and enjoy Edinburgh!You do not have to have experience in participating in hackathons;knowing the basics of at least one high level programming language (suchas Java or Python) is enough.


What does "all-expense paid" really mean?

For students who are not from Edinburgh we provide accommodation and atravel stipend. Amazon Early Insight participants will be housed in ahotel in Edinburgh. Don't worry, we will organize the lodging! We willalso provide your meals throughout the program.


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Position Requirements
1 to 2 Years work experience
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