Education and content development

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


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