Erada Internship Program – Microsoft

Internship @ Jobs in Qatar Sector: Computer, Software & IT
  • Doha, Qatar
  • Date Posted : January 17, 2022
  • Salary: Negotiable
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About the job

Microsoft, through the Qatarization Program ‘Erada’, is committed to supporting and accelerating Qatari employability through internships, on-the-job trainings, direct hiring and digital skilling program opportunities.

Erada offers a comprehensive six-month training program that offers globally recognized Microsoft technical and professional certifications, and on-the-job training to include mentoring, coaching, job shadowing and real-life scenario assignments.

Erada targets top Qatari students with preference to candidates with a science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) background.

We are looking for Qatari candidates that have the following qualities:

  • Team Player: driving digital transformation with our customers is a team sport. We need teammates who can stay focused on our customers’ satisfaction while operating in a highly-collaborative and global organization.
  • Growth Mindset: your life is truly about learning-it-all. You approach every new piece of information, knowledge, and competency with curiosity. Ultimately, you’re open to the ideas of others, where the success of others does not diminish your own.
  • Customer Obsessed: you learn about your customers and their businesses with a beginner’s mind and then bring solutions that meet their needs.
  • Diverse & Inclusive: You don’t just value differences, you seek them out and invite them in.



The 6 months program begins in July 2022 and is divided into two key phases:

Phase one: Onboarding & Skilling Bootcamp

  • Onboarding and introduction to Microsoft’s mission, culture, strategy & structure.
  • Technical skilling to obtain globally recognized Microsoft technical certifications.
  • Professional and soft skilling courses & internationally recognized certifications in project management, change management, effective interpersonal skills, creativity and innovation, time management, alongside a set of other professional skills required by the job market.

Phase two: On-the-job training

  • Joining a specific department in Microsoft for on-the-job shadowing and training.
  • Mentorship and coaching sessions.
  • Supporting Microsoft teams in digital transformation projects.
  • Advanced technology trainings including AI, Machine Learning & Cloud Computing.
  • Participate in Microsoft Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities.

Roles during the On-the-job training phase include but are not limited to:

  • Commercial Executive
  • Technical Specialist
  • Sales Specialist
  • Customer Success Manager
  • Customer Engineer



Students in the last semester of their Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math Bachelor or Master degree meet the qualifications below:

  • Qatari National
  • Student or recent graduate within 12 months of graduation or graduated within the last 12 months
  • Bachelor or Master’s degree (with preference to candidates with STEM major).
  • Excellent English communication skills.
  • Passionate about Technology

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