Research - collections and programs

Education Internship (2 Positions)

Department/Museum:    Department of Education
Section/Unit:    Education Content Development
Location:    QM Tower 2
Brief description of the work to be conducted    

The intern will be engaged in the process of developing a variety of learning materials connected to QM’s collections and exhibitions, learning about basics of informal education, as well as special topics in art and culture connected to the current projects. The intern will participate in the creative process of brainstorming ideas for the learning materials; learn how to connect them to the content of the exhibitions and school curricula. They will conduct research, or be engaged with the illustrations and design, depending on skills and interests.

Period of Internship/Hours:    Spring 2020 (January 1st till April 30th), flexible in terms of number of weeks
Qualifications/ Requirements:    University students majoring in Art History or Graphic Design

 

(3 Interns- one per period) as Human Capital Coordinators

Department/Museum:    HC
Section/Unit:    Workforce Planning & Recruitment, Employee Relations, Payroll & Compensation and Learning & Development  
Location:    Tower 1
Brief description of the work to be conducted    

Assist in the following areas:

  • Workforce Planning with exposure to: organizational architecture, role profiling, and change management.
  • Recruitment function with exposure to: organizational culture profile, interview techniques, search methods, database creation and maintenance, trend analysis.
  • Employee Relations function with exposure to: HR reporting, leave policies and time keeping, disciplinary codes and processes.
  • Payroll & Compensation function with exposure to: HR law with regards to Policy and Compensation.    
  • Learning & Development function with exposure to: needs analysis, training planning, course and workshop coordination, internal training, ministry training, and scholarships.    

        
Period of Internship/Hours:    1-3 months: 3-5 hrs. per day, 2-3 days a week
Qualifications/ Requirements:    University students majoring in Business Administration or HR Management, or recent graduates

 

Children’s Museum project Internship

Department/Museum:    Children’s Museum
Section/Unit:    Cross-departmental
Location:    QM Tower 2
Brief description of the work to be conducted
    
Children’s Museum
Cross-departmental – Learning & Outreach, Design & Interpretation, Curatorial & Collections
The projects that the student might expect to be engaged in could include several of the following:

  • Content research for specific exhibit concepts
  • Programme and resource development and delivery for children and families
  • Research and development focused on accessibilility
  • Audience Development
  • Collections research
  • Visitor consultation and tracking

Internship will be tailored to the candidate’s interests as well as the current projects of the museum.

Period of Internship/Hours:    Up to three months – 1-2 days per week
Qualifications/ Requirements:    We are looking for somebody that has a keen interest in outcomes for children and families. Qualifications might include Design, Museum and Gallery Practice, Education, Engineering, History, but we are open to applications from other educational backgrounds.

 

Graphic Designer

Department/Museum:  Fire Station – Artist in Residence
Section/Unit:  Programs
Location:    Fire Station
Brief description of the work to be conducted    
Assist the Programs team in creating designs, layouts, publications, leaflets and covering photography with an artistic manner during different occasions such as Artist talks, Events, Exhibition openings, Open calls.

Period of Internship/Hours:    8am – 2pm Jan - April
Qualifications/ Requirements:    University student majoring in Graphic Design, or recent graduates. Photography skills are highly desirable.

 

Programs Intern

Department/Museum:    Fire Station
Section/Unit:    Programs Department
Location:    Fire Station
Brief description of the work to be conducted

Assist programs team with research, database, events, exhibitions and talks

Period of Internship/Hours:    8am – 2pm Jan - April
Qualifications/ Requirements:    Under/Post Graduate

 

Conservation Intern

Department/Museum:    MIA Conservation
Section/Unit:    Paper, Textiles, Stone, Wood, Ceramics, Glass, Metals, Preventive Conservation
Location:    Museum of Islamic Art
Brief description of the work to be conducted  

  • Planning and Recording
  • Analysis and basic scientific research according to the needs of MIA within MIA, or in collaboration with an external institution.
  • Object treatment
  • Collections Care

The exact project is to be modified to the interests of the Intern
Period of Internship/Hours:    1-3 months/ QM working hours
Qualifications/ Requirements:    Students and young professionals, Final years and onwards of BA in Conservation or equivalent

 

Assistance Museums Collections

Department/Museum:    QOSM Collections Department
Section/Unit:    Collection Storage Collection Database Object Photography
Location:    QM Tower2 , QM Storage Al Wajba, QM Storage LVQ
Brief description of the work to be conducted    

The intern will assist the QOSM Collections Team in:

  • Preparing collections inventories
  • Cataloging objects in the museums database EMU
  • Object photography

The intern should be willing to work in different locations, working standing and carrying equipment.
Period of Internship/Hours:    4 weeks, 3-5 days/weeks, min. 5h/day
Qualifications/ Requirements:    University Students graduated or majoring in: Museums Studies, History, Art History, Library Studies, Sport science, Logistics with an interest in the work schedule of a Museums storage / collection.

 

Intern for Strategy, Quality Assurance & Audience Engagement

Department/Museum: Strategy & QA
Section/Unit:
Location: 5th Flr. Tower 1, QM Bldg
Brief description of the work to be conducted

The intern will support:
-  the audience engagement section through research gathering and analysis, including:
• General and specific research
• Report writing and editing
• Documenting/Recording information
- The Strategy section through research and analysis of business strategy and planning. 
In addition, the intern will support the needs of the department as a whole, particularly with information gathering for senior management meetings, filing and organizing. 
Period of Internship/Hours QM office hours.
Student’s schedule will be taken into consideration
Qualifications/ Requirements

• Candidate must be Bilingual (fluent in English and Arabic) and have strong writing and editing skills.
• Outstanding analytical mind
• Senior level students are preferred, preferably with Politics, Economics or Communications background 
• Experience in research either in an academic or museum setting
• Ability to work as part of the collaborative team
• Capacity to multitasking and working in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
• Adopts professional standards expected of the Strategy department.
 

Multimedia Intern - Writer

Department/Museum:    Content Strategy
Section/Unit:        Innovative and Interpretive Content Creation
Location:    QM Tower 1
Brief description of the work to be conducted    

Qatar Museums’ Content Strategy Team is seeking a writing intern for a creative writing position.
The intern will work directly under the Head of Content Strategy to create stories about art, heritage, and culture.
The writing intern will be able to work in creating content for diverse audiences and mediums.
 
Period of Internship/Hours:     15 – 20 hours a week. Daily working hours are flexible.
Qualifications/ Requirements:    Applicants must be in university or a recent graduate. Background in writing, journalism, or communication is desirable. Candidates who can write in English and Arabic are preferred. Applicants that can only write in one language or are from other disciplines are also encouraged to apply.

Requirements:
Portfolio containing five images, video and/or animation.
500 – 800 Word writing sample as a PDF file.

 

Animation or Graphic Designer - Writer

Department/Museum:    Content Strategy
Section/Unit:    Innovative and Interpretive Content Creation
Location:    QM Tower 1
Brief description of the work to be conducted    

Qatar Museums’ Content Strategy Team is seeking a writing intern for a creative writing position.

The intern will work directly under the Head of Content Strategy to create stories about art, heritage, and culture.

The writing intern will be able to work in creating content for diverse audiences and mediums.
 
Period of Internship/Hours:     15 – 20 hours a week. Daily working hours are flexible.
Qualifications/ Requirements:    Applicants must be in university or a recent graduate. Background in writing, journalism, or communication is desirable. Candidates who can write in English and Arabic are preferred. Applicants that can only write in one language or are from other disciplines are also encouraged to apply.

Requirements:
Portfolio containing at least seven assets highlighting graphic design and illustration skills. Website, Behance, or Instagram portfolio links are also accepted.
500 - 800 Word writing sample as a PDF file.

 

Social Media Internship

Department/Museum:    Digital Department
Section/Unit:    Social Media Section
Location:    All QM venues
Brief description of the work to be conducted

  •  Capture content for use on QM’s social media channels taking direction from social media production staff
  • Support Social Media Production staff as needed

Period of Internship/Hours:    
Qualifications/ Requirements:    Personal knowledge and experience with social media channels

 

Digital Research Internship

Department/Museum:    Digital Department
Section/Unit:    Research Section
Location:    All QM venues
Brief description of the work to be conducted    

  • Produce analytics reports for web & social media using templates provided
  • Track social media data under direction of social media producers

Period of Internship/Hours    
Qualifications/ Requirements
    

 

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