The DOD SkillBridge program is an opportunity for service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through specific industry training, apprenticeships, or internships during the last 180 days of service.
SOUTH BEND IN - 20 October 2023 – Trek10, a sustainable modern Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud ecosystems builder, announced today that they were approved as a DoD SkillBridge Partner! SkillBridge programs provide transitioning Service Members with opportunities to participate in industry training programs while transitioning out of their military careers. Trek10 is dedicated to supporting the military community and providing transitioning Service Members with valuable opportunities in the workforce.
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From the DOD Skillbridge website:
For service members, DOD SkillBridge provides an invaluable chance to work and learn in civilian career areas. For industry partners, DOD SkillBridge is an opportunity to access and leverage the world's most highly trained and motivated workforce at no cost. Service members participating in DOD SkillBridge programs continue receiving their military compensation and benefits, while industry partners provide the civilian training and work experience.
Installation and unit commanders who have members about to transition from active duty, bridge the gap between their service members' end of service and the beginning of their civilian careers with the DOD SkillBridge participation. Commanders ease this military-to-civilian transition period for their members when they permit SkillBridge participation with trusted employers.
Service members can be granted up to 180 days of permissive duty to focus solely on training full-time with approved industry partners after their chain of command, field grade commander, provides written authorization and approval. These industry partners offer real-world training and in-demand work experience while having the opportunity to evaluate the service member's suitability for future employment.
“The value this distinction brings to Trek10 is another pathway to provide opportunities to those that have served our country. We hope that this gives us the visibility our service members need to find us and learn about working in civilian careers,” says Scott Sawaya, Brand Manager at Trek10.
As a company, Trek10 is an AWS Public Sector partner and 100% focused on AWS which affords it the luxury of focusing only on how AWS products and services that produce value for our clients. Trek10 pairs world-class execution with a relentless focus on customer needs to accelerate time to value on AWS. To build on their customer focus, it has achieved:
In addition to becoming a DOD Skillbridge partner, Trek10 has a distinguished background of certifications on AWS for a wide variety of services and capabilities including:
Founded in 2013, Trek10 focuses on helping organizations migrate to and maximize the benefits of AWS services. They put their effort into designing, building, and supporting AWS workloads with the right team of certified AWS experts to help—regardless of the customer’s situation. From thought-leading content to a deep collaboration with AWS to build and sustain modern cloud ecosystems, clients trust Trek10’s expertise, passion, and commitment to cloud modernization efforts.
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