Launching Students into High-Demand Cloud Careers

Bryant Pickford saw an ad for free classes at Miami Dade College (MDC) in cloud computing and thought, “Why not?” Now on his way to completing his bachelor’s degree, Pickford was excited by the possibility of where cloud computing training could lead his career.

cover pageHe decided to enroll and, after graduating from MDC’s cloud computing certificate program, he almost immediately secured a job at Amazon Web Services (AWS) as a solutions architect. The cloud computing program at MDC became a career accelerator for him: ”I feel like this program specifically is just another key for me to be able to walk a lot freer in the world.”

Prepared by Career Ladders Project for Miami Dade College