President Jahier has already expressed his support for culture by making culture a top priority of his presidency. Therefore, NEMO invited the President to participate in a political internship and give him a unique behind the scenes experience of the Royal Museums of Turin as well as of the museum sector’s contribution to everyday social cohesion, education and development. On the question about his expectations of the day, the president said “I am expecting to better understand how museums operate in this age of transformation. l also expect to end my visit more informed and enriched".
Before joining the museum staff in their day-to-day work, the President was welcomed and briefed about the NEMO internship by Enrica Pagella, director of the Royal Museums and Margherita Sani, NEMO board member. Under the guidance of Alessandra Curti, the President got to clean a "targhetta", a small kind of shield, in the restiarion lab. The President also got to prepare a condition report for an upcoming loan, assist in a children educational workshop on how to use gold leafs as well as meeting volunteers and turning the lights off together with the security staff.