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Would you like to start your technology career at İşbank?

Complete your 10-week SQL training and get the opportunity to start working as a System Specialist at İşbank!

We are waiting for your application to the SQL Program we prepared in cooperation with İşbank! 🚀

About the SQL Program

The SQL Program prepared in cooperation with UP School and Türkiye İş Bankası begins!

You will be ready for your career in technology by learning SQL with practical technical trainings by Tuna Çakar for 10 weeks. 

In the program, which consists of lecture videos and live coding lessons, you will have the opportunity to listen to the experience and advice of industry leaders, as well as theoretical lessons.

At the end of the program, successful graduates will have the opportunity to work at Türkiye İş Bankası!

What is SQL?

SQL, short for Structured Query Language, is a database application. It stands for Structured Query Language in Turkish.

It is the name given to the management system of databases that contain many data in different sizes and different functions. It is possible to manage, delete, activate and work on this data with SQL.

Why Should You Learn SQL?

1. A Universal Language

SQL is one of the techniques used in numerous disciplines. It allows you to advance in coding with different languages such as C++, Javascript, Python and others. 

As you learn SQL, you can increase your specialization skills as a programmer, developer, administrator, and more. 

2. Open Source – Ease of Learning and Use

SQL is an open source programming language, so it has a large developer community.

3. Manage Million Rows of Data

Whether 1,000 records or 100 million records, Structured Query Language is fully equipped to handle repositories of almost any size.

4. Technological Development

Database technologies such as MySQL, Microsoft SQL and PostgreSQL Server; It is used to develop large associations, small companies, banks, hospitals, universities.

5. High Demand

While there aren't many people in the current workforce with experience working with SQL, many businesses recognize the value of such a skill in the current market and companies are currently looking for people with SQL skills. High salary is one of the benefits of this situation. Also, learning SQL will make you a sought after person in case you want to change your job.


What awaits you in the program?

4 Hours a Week
Technical Education

Online trainings that combine theory and practice with the curriculum prepared by Tuna Çakar, and course support sessions with the help of TAs.

1 Hour per week
Self Confidence Training

Trainings where you will gain Core Skills; CV preparation,

Interview preparation training.

Mentor Support

For 6 months,

Mentoring from UP School Alumni.

Community Support

Mentoring process that continues after employment.

Engage in the UP School Alumni network; The right to provide mentorship support to new students and to participate in UP School Alumni trainings and activities if requested.

What will you gain in the program?

SQL Training Content

  • Querying Data

  • Filtering Data

  • Joining Multiple Tables

  • Grouping Data

  • Set Operations

  • Grouping sets, Cube, and Rollup

  • subquery

  • Common Table Expressions

  • Modifying Data

  • Transactions

  • Import & Export Data

  • Managing Tables

  • Understanding PostgreSQL Constraints

  • PostgreSQL Data Types in Depth

  • Conditional Expressions & Operators

  • PostgreSQL Utilities

  • PostgreSQL Recipes

Self Confidence Training Content

During the training, you will not only gain technical skills, but also improve social competencies that will always be beneficial for you throughout your career.

  • Resilience

  • Collaboration

  • Critical Thinking

  • Interview Skills        

  • Strong Communication

  • Creativity

  • Problem Solving

  • Time & Energy Management

Program Participation Conditions
  • University 4th year Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences or Faculty of Engineering student, 

  • Have upper-intermediate level and above English knowledge,

  • We welcome applications from women who are aiming for a full-time job at a technology company in line with the programs purpose. 

How will the application process proceed?

  1. Reference register on the platform and it will only take you 2 minutesonline formfill it up!

  2. 40min English testcomplete!

  3. 30 minutes ttechnical testcomplete!

  4. You are at the last step, online face-to-face where we will get to know you the interviewenter!

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Tuna Çakar
Lead Instructor

He graduated from Sabancı University, Department of Biological Sciences and Bioengineering in 2004. After completing his masters degree in Boğaziçi University Cognitive Sciences Program in 2009, he completed his doctorate in METU Informatics Institute Cognitive Sciences Department in 2015. He did his doctoral thesis on understanding the decision-making processes related to sameness value judgments in humans with models based on mathematical, neurophysiological and biometric measurement methods. Tuna Çakar is currently working actively in industry and academic projects in the field of applied neuroscience. After taking part in the academic staff of Özyeğin University, Istanbul Bilgi University and Acıbadem University, he currently teaches graduate courses at MEF University. 

What You're Curious About

How many candidates will be selected?

30 people will be selected for the program.

Is the entire program online?

Yes, the entire program will be online.

Is participation in the program paid?

Yes, our program is paid. Scholarship will be provided. 

What are the graduation criteria for this program?

At least 90% attendance to all lectures and live sessions.

Completion of all projects and assignments.

Participation in the UP School job placement process.

Can I complete this program if I have a full-time job?

Yes, but you should devote enough time to the program to be able to work 7+ hours per week.

What will the recruitment process be like?

At the end of the program, successful graduates will be able to start their careers at Türkiye İş Bankası. UP School career support will continue until our graduates find employment.

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