Frequently Asked Questions
Qatar Manpower Solutions Co. - Jusour, is a private Qatari company listed in the Commercial Registry of Qatar. It is entirely owned by the Qatari Government and operates as an independent legal entity.
Sahem is among the programs introduced by Jusour, encompassing various initiatives such as student part-time work and visa extensions for students graduating from Qatar-based universities.
The Sahem student part-time work initiative is designed for residents and nationals of Qatar who are currently enrolled in a university or higher educational institution within the country.
This program offers students the opportunity to gain valuable work experience and earn income that complements their academic commitments and schedule. It allows them to apply their educational knowledge and develop transferable skills while also providing access to valuable professional connections and networking opportunities.
Employers participating in the initiative can benefit from access to a diverse pool of talented individuals with varied educational backgrounds. They have the chance to invest in potential long-term talent by identifying and hiring prospective future employees, all while gaining access to flexible and adaptable trainees.
Employers can tap into a fresh talent pool with diverse educational backgrounds through this initiative. Furthermore, they have the chance to invest in long-term talent by identifying and hiring potential future employees while benefiting from the flexibility and adaptability of the trainees.
Applicants have the opportunity to acquire work experience and income that aligns with their academic workload and schedule, allowing them to apply their educational knowledge, develop transferable skills, and gain access to valuable professional connections and networking opportunities.
The Sahem student part-time work initiative aims to empower students to kickstart their careers and gain valuable experience that complements their studies, laying the foundations for a prosperous future.
Additionally, this program provides employers with access to a diverse talent pool comprising individuals with varied educational backgrounds. It offers them the opportunity to invest in long-term talent by identifying and hiring potential future employees while benefiting from the flexibility and adaptability of the trainees.
The Sahem student part-time work program addresses two crucial aspects highlighted in Qatar Vision 2030's five main challenges, with a focus on the following priorities:
- Catering to the needs of both current and future generations.
- Shaping the path of development while enhancing the size and quality of the targeted expatriate workforce.
The Sahem student part-time work program has been designed in collaboration with competent authorities and partners by Jusour to create an integrated work environment that takes into account the needs of all parties involved.
Through modern and distinctive programs, the initiative aims to support the Qatari labor market based on national and international studies in this field.
Importantly, the program ensures that full-time workers are not impacted, maintaining a balanced and harmonious work ecosystem.
Any student currently enrolled in a high-educational institute, college, public, or private university located in Qatar is eligible to participate in the Sahem student part-time work initiative, as long as they meet the eligibility criteria and fulfill the participation requirements set forth by the program.
The program welcomes all students, irrespective of their background, with the exception of students from international exchange programs.
Currently, there are no charges for companies or individuals participating in the Sahem student part-time work program. It is offered free of cost.
No, there are no restrictions on the number of students who can access this service.
No, there are no age restrictions for the part-time work program, as long as the applicant is currently a student studying at a Qatar-based university and meets the necessary conditions for registration.
You are permitted to work up to 20 hours per week during the academic year.
During term breaks, summer, and winter vacation, you are allowed to work for up to 48 hours per week.
Training contracts are required to have a minimum period of 1 month, and the contract end date should not exceed beyond the student's graduation date.
No, any financial allowance received from the university will not be impacted by Sahem student part-time work and you will remain eligible.
The submission deadline for a job application varies based on the employer and the specific time frame they have set for the posted job opportunity.
No, you can only have one employer at a time.
Yes, the Sahem portal provides a wide array of job opportunities across diverse sectors in Qatar.
You can easily set your sector preferences and use filters to browse through the available job opportunities, allowing you to find a role that aligns perfectly with your preferences and qualifications.
Yes, the Jusour portal provides a range of opportunities with flexible working arrangements. You will be able to set your work arrangements preferences and also filter and browse job opportunities suiting your requirements.
- A recent certificate proving that the student is enrolled in undergraduate studies in a university or higher education institution in Qatar
- A copy of their Qatar ID (front and back)
- A copy of their passport (for a non-Qatari student)
When creating an account on Jusour’s portal, private companies will provide details such as their commercial registration certificate, contact details, etc.
Additionally, employers are required to upload a copy of their Company Establishment Card. The private companies should, in the event of any update to their corporate documents, upload a copy of the amended documents.
Companies are responsible for maintaining their details up to date. In case of any change(s), they are required to update their account details and submit the related documents.
Applicants are accountable for ensuring that their details remain up-to-date. In the event of any changes, they must promptly update their account information and submit the relevant documents accordingly.
No, prior approval is not required. However, if your educational performance is adversely affected due to work commitments, your university may contact Jusour or the employer to inform them of the situation, and this could potentially result in termination of your job.
If the student's GPA experiences a decline, the university may contact Jusour to discuss the issue. If the university determines that the GPA drop is a result of the Sahem student part-time work and lack of focus on academics, they will inform Jusour, leading to an obligation for the student to terminate his/her part-time job.
Jusour is not responsible for any issues that may arise between the applicant and the employer, as the contractual relationship is solely between these two parties. However, both the applicant and the employer have the option to seek support from Jusour, as Jusour can act as a mediator to help resolve any problems that may occur.
No, applicants for this program must be currently enrolled in a course at a Qatar-based university or higher education institution.
No, this program is solely for students studying in Qatar.
No, exchange students in Qatar are not eligible to apply for Sahem student part-time work.
Referring to the foundation year as the year of education after high school and before college, students cannot apply for Sahem part-time work as they are required to be enrolled in a course at a Qatar-based university or higher education institution.
No, applicants cannot continue to work under the same training contract once they are no longer active university students.
Yes, Qatari citizens are eligible to apply for Sahem student part-time work if they are registered and studying in a Qatar-based university.
No, applicants are required to be active students in a Qatar-based university.
Gap year students, who are not currently enrolled, would not be eligible to apply for the Sahem student part-time work program.
According to Jusour's current policy, employers and/or companies will have direct access to view the student's details on the portal. This includes their key skills and competencies, CV, past experience, as well as any certificates or qualifications they have acquired.
Students who wish to negotiate their working hours or schedules should directly communicate their preferences to the employer.
Users will receive the latest news and announcements regarding the Sahem initiative through email communications.
Jusour extends its services to all students without any discrimination based on gender, nationality, or ethnic background. The organization aims to support all students of Qatar, including nationals and residents, in their pursuit of part-time job opportunities and visa extension requests.
The Graduating Student Visa Extension grants graduate students with a 1-year visa extension, enabling them to stay in Qatar while they search for employment.
Recently graduated students from a Qatar-based university who are seeking to extend their visa and continue staying in Qatar under their university's sponsorship.
However, while universities may grant visa extensions, they are not liable for the students' actions. The university reserves the right to cancel the student's visa extension at any time, provided there are valid legal justifications for doing so.
The program enables graduates to remain in Qatar and pursue job opportunities, thereby contributing to the expansion of Qatar's skills base and fostering the growth of a dynamic and skilled population.
The program is open to all graduated students from a Qatar-based university, regardless of their background.
Yes, to qualify for a visa extension, you must be above 18 years of age and up to 28 years old.
A recent graduate may request a visa extension up to 6 months after their graduation date.
No, a student who has left Qatar after graduating and holding an expired QID cannot apply for the visa extension. The application for a visa extension must be made while the QID is still valid and before leaving Qatar after graduation.
To be eligible for the visa extension, you must be a graduate from a university or higher education institution in Qatar, as the visa extension is only applicable to graduates and not current students.
No, this service is open to graduating students from all academic backgrounds.
When creating an account on Jusour’s portal, graduating students are required to provide the following documents:
- Degree/letter of graduation.
- Qatar ID (front & back).
- Passport copy.
- ID photos.
- No-Objection Certificate from the university (NOC template).
The visa extension is free of charge.
No, applications are reviewed and processed throughout the year.
No, each applicant's visa will only be extended for one year.
No, the applicant will need to conduct job searches independently.
Applicants are responsible for maintaining their details up to date. In case of any change(s), the applicants are required to update their own account details and submit the related documents.
No, applications must be submitted within 6 months following the graduation date of the applicant.
Yes, all applications submitted within the 6-month post-graduation deadline will be processed and reviewed by our teams.
Under these circumstances, please ask a relaible source from your university to provide you with all the required documents in order to process your appplication.
For further information regarding your Jusour experience, please contact our customer service hotline by calling +974 44011044, or by emailing us at [email protected]
The formula for a partial training contract was approved as there is no legislation regulating part-time work for active students. The aim is to ensure students receive training and preparation during their studies, enabling them to participate in the Qatari labor market based on their expertise and knowledge. This allows them to work part-time with the current legislation.
All policies of the Sahem program, even if they are currently fixed, are subject to modification according to the policies decided by Jusour with its partners, and Jusour does not bear any detriment that may occur to any party due to this amendment