Istanbul Program

Powercoders Turkey - Istanbul (001) batch will start in March.

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  • Participant

    You study 13 weeks full time and then start a 6- to 12-month internship. The program is meant for refugees and disadvantaged citizens.

    If you are eager to find your way to the IT industry,

    • please apply on our website.
    • Learn or improve coding March - June 2019
    • Do an internship from July 2019
    • The goal is to get your IT-job by January 2020

    What we Expect

    • Basic knowledge in IT
    • English fluency
    • Commitment
    • Full-time availability

    What we Offer

    • Three-month intensive programming course
    • Additional support for laptop, food and transportation where needed
    • Coaching Program
    • Access to an internship lasting between 6 and 12 months

    Application is Closed!

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  • Coach

    Our participants need more than technical knowledge in order to achieve a sustainable integration into employment.

    That’s why our program includes coaching. Each participant is accompanied by one volunteer coach during the internship period.

    **DETAILS **

    • you connect well to people from variable cultures
    • you are working and well integrated in the Turkish labour market
    • you can commit to invest time for weekly meetings with your coachee
    • you are interested in the topics of jobcoaching and mentoring
    • coaching starts at the end of the programming course and last until the end of the internship

    If you are a local in Istanbul and would like to support a participant in her/his professional integration as a jobcoach, please join us.

    • Apply on our website
    • Be matched with a participant on June 12, 2019
    • Coaching workshop on June 19, 2019
    • End of the coaching in December 2019

    As soon as you apply, we will contact you soon for the next steps.


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  • Trainer

    You support our teachers as assistants.

    Teaching sessions usually take place in the mornings. In the afternoons, the participants focus on practising the things they learned in the morning. That’s where our “Trainers” come in, helping them individually or in groups to get their exercises and “homework” done.


    • IT professionals who wants to support participants solving IT challenges
    • Trainers who help teaching for some days in the afternoons
    • No teaching experience needed

    If you are an IT professional, like to support our participants solving IT challenges and like to work in teams,

    • Apply now
    • Get a slot in the class from March 2019 - June 2019
    • Join graduation June 28, 2019 (evening)

    Please apply via the link below. We will contact you soon to present our curriculum.


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  • Company

    If you are an IT company, an agency or an IT department in Istanbul or around, are eager to support a participant during an internship and are eventually able to offer an IT job in the long-run, join us.

    Apply on our website latest March 31st, 2019

    Join a community meet-up in March, 2019

    Join Career Day on April 24, 2019

    2nd Interviews April 29 - May 3, 2019

    Start internship by July 2019

    Below is the frequent asked questions. Please, have a look and do not hesitate to reach out to us on if you need more information.


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Team Istanbul

Hussam Allaham

Hussam Allaham

Sule Celik

Sule Celik
Social Lead

Hüseyin Yilmaz

Hüseyin Yilmaz
Industry Lead

Murhaf Sousli

Murhaf Sousli
Teach Lead