A workshop for education and workforce leaders

AWS Information Infrastructure Workshop (I2W) for Educators is a one-day workshop to
help education and workforce leaders better understand the physical layer of cloud computing
and our information economy, and the many different careers that are available.

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Overview of infrastructure careers and offerings

Learn about career pathways associated with building, connecting, operating, and powering
data centers.

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Hands-on learning 

Learn about the technology and job functions associated with informationinfrastructure and gain hands-on experience.


Connect with industry experts and hiring managers

Network with subject matter experts from AWS and our network of vendors and contractors.

Upcoming AWS I2W for Educators

calendar-iconMarch 22, 2024

Eastern Oregon

Port of Morrow Riverfront Center, Boardman, OR

Information Infrastructure Career Pathways

The careers that create and support the infrastructure of our information economy can be organized into categories associated with jobs that build, connect, operate, and power the internet.

Click the section number to learn more about the job roles.

1 Build

Work involved in construction of infrastructure facilities, like data centers.

  • Commissioning Engineer
  • Construction Manager
  • Controls Technician
  • Electrician
  • Field Engineer
  • HVACR Tech
  • Pipefitter / Plumber
  • Project Engineer
2 Connect

Installing and maintaining fiber optic connections within and between data centers.

  • Fiber Splicer
  • Fiber Optic Technician
  • Fiber Planner
  • (Horizontal) Directional Drill Operator
  • Locator
3 Operate & Maintain

Day-to-day management of 24/7 facilities and equipment

  • Engineering Operations Technician (EOT)
  • Data Center Technician (DCT)
  • Infrastructure Delivery Technician
  • Network Deploy Technician
  • Rack Decom Datatech
  • Data Center Security Specialist
  • Data Center Controls Technician
  • Logistics Specialist
4 Power

Producing and delivering power to operate infrastructure.

  • Transmission Engineers
  • Transmission Planners
  • Transmission PMs
  • Substation Engineers
  • Substation Construction Managers
  • Journey Person
  • Field Engineering Technician
  • Engineering Technician
  • Electric and Water System Operators
  • Assistant Electric Utility Engineer

Industry Collaborators

We are grateful to the vendors and contractors who are leaning in to support this work. If
you are interested in participating in future workforce development efforts, contact us.

Programs for learner and job seekers


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AWS I2W for Students

In March 2023, a 2-week workshop exposed and engaged students in various information infrastructure careers

AWS Fiber Optic Fusion Splicing

A two-day hands-on training course on fiber optic installation and repair hosted in collaboration with Sumitomo Electric Lightwave. See below for upcoming workshops.

Kerry College (Monavalley Campus), Ireland


February 20-21, 2024


Tralee, Ireland

Workshop registration opens 8 weeks prior to the events

To register for Fusion Splicing workshops in your area, click here.