Student Employment Program

The Student Employment Program will provide part-time employment opportunities, in the form of internships, to eligible WCM-Q students. 

These opportunities will:

  • Assist in providing students with an additional source of income to help them manage their living expenses.
  • Assist students in establishing employment history and developing general job skills that will be useful in their future careers. 

Student Eligibility

All students seeking to participate in the employment program must be in good academic standing and free of any history of unprofessional behavior before their hiring request can be approved. 

Good academic standing can be defined as:

                         Foundation & pre-medical classes: 3.0 GPA or higher with no failing grade

                         Medical classes: No pending non-passing marginal or failing grades

Hiring Divisions

Divisions desiring to hire students under this employment program will need to submit their position description by completing this Job Description Form and emailing it to The job descriptions will be reviewed and considered for approval based on the available budget for the employment programDivisions can also use their internal budget to cover the expenses of hiring additional students if needed. Approved positions will be posted for students to view and apply for.

Student Affairs will advertise the positions among students, collect the job applications and forward them to the hiring divisions. It is the responsibility of the hiring divisions to review received applications, schedule and conduct interviews, and select the best candidate for their positions. Student Affairs will verify the applicants’ academic standing and complete the hiring process paperwork. 

Employed students will need to complete this time sheet, obtain the necessary signatures and submit the time sheet to Student Affairs on a monthly basis. Time sheets will be submitted to payroll for processing.

Work Hours Per Week

Students may work up to 20 hours per week when school is in session. During the winter and summer breaks, students may work up to 40 hours per week. Hiring divisions who seek to hire students for 40 hours during the breaks must communicate with Student Affairs in advance to secure the budget needed. 

The student employment program is run in accordance with school terms (fall, spring and summer). The last day of employment for the term is the date that classes officially end. If hiring divisions choose to rehire the same student for the following term, they must confirm with Student Affairs at least one month before the end of the term. Student Affairs will renew the hiring status of the student and keep their status active as long as they are in good academic standing and according to budget availability. 

Students may choose to work during holidays, providing they receive approval from the hiring division. Students must submit a request to their immediate supervisor to seek their approval. Holiday hours will be paid at the same rate as other days. 

Pay Rate for Students

The hourly pay rate for the students will be from 40 to 50 QAR (approximately US$12 per hour). The hiring division should recommend the rate based on the responsibilities of the position and the student's prior work experiences.