Students, Power Up with AWS!

Wherever you are in your learning journey, find events, community, and skill development opportunities with AWS Academic Advocacy. On the way, discover the vibrant AWS student communities that are AWS Cloud Clubs, led by AWS student Captains worldwide.

Meet the Team!

Students, join or lead an AWS student Cloud Club in your region!

Meetup.com Map of Cloud Clubs worldwide
Find an AWS Cloud Club near you!
Our award-winning AWS Student Cloud Clubs are open worldwide! Watch for one on a university campus near you.
Cloud Clubs are led by student leaders called Captains who organize events on their campus. Visit our Meetup page to find one near you. The next cohort for Captain applications will open in 2025.
AWS Cloud Clubs Captains
AWS Cloud Clubs Captains
Cloud Club Captains host events and increase awareness of AWS among their student communities.
Join them to earn perks such as certification exam vouchers and to participate in cross-club events, bespoke learning initiatives, and more. meet some bar-raising Captains by visiting our
Captain directory.

Featured Learning Opportunities

New Course: Fundamentals of Generative AI for Beginners

Fundamentals of Generative AI for Beginners on Coursera
In this four-part course for beginners, learn the basics of using and building Generative AI models. In the process, learn use cases, vocabulary, and the ethics necessary to use these new tools responsibly.
Taught by Curtis Evans, this course will get you started on your pathway to becoming conversant in AI topics.

Hands-On Workshops: Cloud Club Camps

Learn more about what a Cloud Club Camp is by reading this article

Serverless/Web Camp

Amplify Workshop
Create and host an event planning website in the cloud! This foundational workshop introduces serverless cloud concepts including authentication, storage, and functions.

Infrastructure Camp

Infrastructure Camp
Learn about identity, networking, and storage infrastructure. This workshop covers the important role foundational infrastructure plays in the development, operation, and management of cloud solutions.

Machine Learning Camp

Machine Learning Camp
Build your first machine learning web app! In this introductory workshop, you'll learn how to add machine learning features to a web app using Amazon Rekognition and Amazon Textract.

Video Series: The Grad Project

How MIT students are combating systemic racism with Python and data analysis
Perform Data Analytics using Python and Amazon SageMaker Studio Lab to combat systemic racism
Exploring text-to-SQL: How Carnegie Mellon grad is using Amazon SageMaker to use natural language
Harnessing the Power of Text-to-SQL Machine Learning with Amazon SageMaker


AWS Cloud Clubs' Events

AWS Cloud Clubs around the world host local and regional events to educate student communities. Find more information about our events through individual Club pages!

AWS Summits

AWS Summits are a series of free online and in-person events that bring
the cloud computing community together to connect, collaborate, and
learn about AWS.

AWS Community Days

Watch for AWS Community Days in your region. Community Days are held worldwide in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, & Africa, as well as in Asia Pacific.

Resources for Students

GitHub Learner Library

A library for learners! Take a look in this library for free, open, leveled content for students 18+ worldwide. You'll also find an infographic helping you discover pathways for learning as well as the material for our Camps.

Blogs of Interest

More Ways to Learn

GitHub Learner Library

AWS Educate

AWS Educate offers pathways into Cloud topics including Cloud 101, Deep Racer Primer, and Machine Learning Foundations. Learn for free with AWS Educate!

AWS Skill Builder

Skill Builder offers free lessons on many AWS topics and includes the immersive learning game Cloud Quest to discover skills you'll need as a Cloud Practitioner.

AWS Certifications

Ready to prove your skills to the world? Get certified after using Skill Builder courses for exam prep.

BuildOn AWS Live

Explore technical livestreams featuring the challenges hands-on practitioners face today. Join the conversation with industry experts and the global technical community on twitch.tv/aws.

AWS AI & ML Scholarship

The AWS Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) Scholarship program, in collaboration with Udacity, aims to help underserved and underrepresented high school and college students learn foundational ML concepts to prepare them for careers in AI and ML.

All Builders Welcome Grant

This seasonal scholarship provides underrepresented technologists, within the first five years of their career, a complimentary trip to AWS re:Invent, our annual conference in Las Vegas.

CloudUp For Her

AWS CloudUp for Her Solutions Architect Associate is a flexible learning pathway available virtually for women globally. If you've already got your technical foundations and are looking to fast track your career in tech, this is for you!

Emerging Talent Community

The AWS Emerging Talent Community is an exclusive, invite-only platform designed to help learners from AWS Academy, AWS Educate, and AWS re/Start advance their cloud skills and pursue cloud careers.