General Collections Internship

The General Collection department was established in 2020. It provides care and management, conservation, research and accessibility to one of Qatar Museums’ largest collections, made of more than 300,000 objects.

Please note: The start dates of this internship is flexible based on the availability of the candidate and the requirements of the department.

Period of Internship: 2 months
Location: Varied

About This Internship

The intern will gain exposure to the different functions of the department, and gain a thorough understanding for how they work. They will work under a dedicated mentor while surveying the state of the assigned collection, and work with a specialist to create an effective plan for processing and registering objects.

Specialist area: Collection Management and Administration
Qualification Required: University/College Student with Bachelor’s Degree

Skills Required

  • Creativity
  • Computer proficiency

The intern will assist with:

  • Processing, cataloguing and partially digitising assigned collection items (jewellery, photography, media, weaponry, natural history, library or antiquity)
  • Carrying and moving artefacts
  • Physically processing and numbering artefacts and organising assigned materials
  • Completing catalogue records in the database
  • Rehousing materials and stabilising them for long-term storage
  • Photographing artefacts
  • Updating and inventorying storage locations
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