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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Thati?

Thati Program aims to attract outstanding graduates from universities and colleges and give them abilities to build their leadership and management skills by engaging them in a two-year mentorship program. The aim is to help them to develop the necessary skills to qualify them to hold administrative and leadership positions within Sharjah’s organizations.

Can both male & female apply for Thati?

Yes, we do accept both genders.

How can I contact Thati Program? What is the official address?

We are located in Sharjah in the Executive Office of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohamed Al Qasimi. 

These are our contact details:

Tel: +971 6 594 1220
Fax: +971 6 523 7116
Email: info@reyadashj.ae
Twitter: @ThatiAcademy

If you want to send us your CV, here is our email: Careers@reyadashj.ae

What are the requirements of the program?

You Must:

  • Be an Emirati.
  • Graduating in the current year (with GPA above 3).
  • Be an Honors student in your chosen degree.
  • Have some work placement or volunteer experience.
What Majors do you accept?

We accept fresh graduates from all majors.

What are the official working hours?

Our working hours always depends on the organization you will be placed at.

How long / duration is the mentorship program?

The mentorship program is for two years. After two years you will graduate from the program and will be observed on your permanent job for one year. Afterwards, you will be officially graduated.

If we got into the program, can we withdraw from it?

We choose our candidates very wisely as we choose committed people that will be privileged to enter this leadership program. Meanwhile, any withdrawal from the program would have a penalty depending on the duration.

If I got chosen, on what grade do I get in? What are the benefits?

You will be enrolled as a fresh graduate on grade 4 as Sharjah government rules and regulations.

The benefits from the program would be;

  1. Defined career path
    At the end of your 2 years period, depending upon your performance, you will be placed in a management position within one of the Sharjah organizations.
  2. Salary whilst training
    Not only do we invest in your training and development, we will also give you a monthly salary, equivalent to a fresh graduate within Sharjah Government.
  3. Training and development
    We'll give you the chance to take control of your own career. It's up to you to decide where and how far you go. But we'll also give you all the support you need to get there - whether it's training, career advice or encouragement.
    It starts on day one, with your induction. This is your chance to get a better idea of who we are, what we're trying to achieve as an Organization, and where you could fit in.
    Then the real training starts: approximately 30 days of formal courses in total each year. This isn't just training for training's sake. It's been designed to give you the skills you'll need to get ahead in the Sharjah Organizations.
What are the courses I’m expecting to take during Thati Program?

Here are a few examples of the types of courses you can expect to take while you're on the program:

  • Core induction
    A general introduction to life at Sharjah organizations. Our graduate program, our Organization and our plans for the future.
  • Leadership skills
    Develop the skills you need to be a leader.
  • Management skills
    Learn the basic skills of managing people. 
  • Financial awareness
    Get an insight into the financial side of our Organization. Learn about balance sheets, profit and loss accounts and how to financially manage nonprofit Organizations.