IAESTE is the International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience. It is a not-for-profit organization which operates in around 88 countries worldwide. IAESTE trainees are well-qualified, highly motivated students, and are annually selected in accordance with employers' needs from a global pool of applicants. Qatar University is now proud to be a station in this worldwide network. The QU Student Exchange Section works to arrange social programs for trainees, as well as looking after all logistical matters, such as insurance and visa applications. At the meantime, the available fields of internships are in engineering and science majors.
The aims of IAESTE are:
- To provide students in higher education with technical experience relevant to their studies.
- To offer employers well-qualified and motivated trainees.
- To be a source of cultural enrichment for trainees and their host communities.
Information for Students:
At the beginning of each year, IAESTE Qatar will receive the offers for internships from companies and institutions around Qatar and will exchange them with offers from different member countries in IAESTE. The foreign exchange offers will be posted for students to review and apply for. Application dates and forms will be posted between (February - March) of each year. You can only apply through your college when the offers are posted. Candidates' applications will be sent to the student exchange section via your respective college after you have conducted the necessary interview.
Required documents with the application form:
- 3 Personal Photos
- 2 Recommendation letters
For more information, contact the student exchange office.