Seeking advice - recent graduate


I am a senior in university, and I'll be graduating this semester with a full-time offer lined up for me next August at Amazon (IT Support Engineer)

So pretty much, I am seeking advice for what I should do these next 7/8 months to leverage myself to the best position for the future that match my career goals

While I am really happy and grateful to have found a job during this pandemic, I have been thinking quite a bit about what I should study for these next 7 or 8 months

It is my goal to venture into AWS in two years (target goal). I want to work hard and really get a leg up for these next couple of years so that I can say I am in the best position salary-wise and career-wise for the future, and not look back with regrets. I really wasted a lot of time my first 3 years of university and really only picked it up during my last year of college, I want to work hard as my goals and ambitions are high.

My current possible options:





I have a lot of free time on my hands, so I was even considering a full-time bootcamp. But I think that to be cost-effective is the best way to go and not shelling out 10k.

I also have thoughts about entering cyber security, so the OSCP has been on my mind but I figured to improve linux skills first

The Amazon IT Engineer role is really a step for gaining experience for me and I do want to stay in the company for a longer period of time, but of course, I don't know what the future holds for me

Any professional/career advice would be appreciated, thank you so much.

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