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Erada Internship Program - Qatar

The Programme

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. 

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. 

The 6 months program begins in Jan, 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. 

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Students in their last semester of their Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math Bachelor or Master degree.
  • Student or recent graduate within 12 months of graduation or graduated within the last 12 months.
  • Bachelor or Master degree (with preference to candidates with STEM major).
  • Excellent English communication skills.
  • Passionate about Technology. 

We are looking for Bahraini 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. 
Closed 10 months ago
Closed 10 months ago
  • Job type:Internships
  • Disciplines:

    Engineering, Information Technology, Mathematics, Science

  • Citizenships:

  • Locations:

    Qatar (Qatar)

  • Closing Date:19th Aug 2021, 6:00 pm


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