The training process selects young people of 18 years of age and older who are seeking opportunities in the job market
The best 240 students will be considered for vacancies on more advanced courses
São Paulo, 17 May, 2021 – Applications are now accepted for two opportunities to improve skills and knowledge in programming, by means of 15 thousand scholarships awarded by Santander Universities. As part of the Santander Coders project and through online training in programming undertaken in partnership with the Let's Code programming school, the bank will select the 240 best-performing individuals to specialise in full training pathways in data science or web full stack.
Santander Coders Web Full Stack will offer 10 thousand scholarships to students, who will then learn how to develop the full stack web system, i.e. front-end and back-end systems. The 200 best-performing individuals will earn scholarships for advanced training courses. Also, Santander Coders Data Science courses will be awarded to 5 thousand students through Santander Universities, with 40 of the best-performing students going on to earn additional scholarships for complete pathway courses.
The 40 selected for the Santander Coders Data Science course will have lessons in the following technologies: Python: advanced logic and data structure; Databases: relational and cloud-based; Data Science and Machine Learning: application of the main Python libraries and predictive models.
Applications for Santander Coders run from 17 May to 17 June, and must be submitted on the Santander Becas platform. Applicants anywhere in Brazil must be 18+ years of age, interested in technology and wish to develop their knowledge and enter into the IT job market.
"Brazil has large companies with major deficits in qualified professionals, with programming knowledge now being an expressive demand. At Santander Universities, we have a strategic vision that supports young university students and helps to increase the workforce across the country", explains Nicolás Vergara, executive head of Santander Universities.
In addition to this opportunity, up until 3 June, Santander Brazil is offering 50 thousand vacancies in immersive training in information technology, with dynamic learning as part of an online programming course. The 75-day Santander Bootcamp is promoted by Santander Universities in partnership with the bank's Information Technology and Human Resources departments and will completely focus on programming. Applications can be submitted at Santander Becas.
About Santander Universities
Santander Brazil was one of the top 10 companies in Fortune's Change The World 2019 ranking of companies that help the world become a better place through their own businesses. Its strong commitment to higher education, through Santander Universities (www.santander.com/universidades), differentiates the bank as the company that invests the most in education worldwide (2018 Varkey / UNESCO / Fortune 500 report). It has signed partnership agreements with 1,000 universities and institutions in 22 countries, and set aside €1.8 billion for academic initiatives since 2002. Santander Brazil has invested more than R$40 million per year in education, having sponsored more than 24 thousand students across multiple scholarship programmes.
About Let's Code
With 5 years on the market and more than 6 thousand students, Let's Code (www.letscode.com.br) is a reference point for programming education. Focused on the theory behind education for future employability and with a practical teaching approach, the platform prepares students for the job market via two learning pathways: Data Science and Web Full Stack. The teaching team consists of active developers connected to the most recent technological trends. Let's Code uses adaptive tools to customise the workload of its students and to provide a modern teaching approach.