Position title
Government Printing Works (GPW): Internships 2024 Latest Hiring
Description

Government Printing Works (GPW) is offering internship opportunities for dynamic and ambitious individuals looking to gain valuable experience in the field of printing, security, and government operations. As an intern at GPW, you will have the opportunity to work alongside seasoned professionals and contribute to meaningful projects that impact the nation.

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Responsibilities
  • Assist in various stages of the printing process, including prepress, press, and post-press activities.
  • Learn about security printing techniques and assist in ensuring the integrity and confidentiality of sensitive documents.
  • Support the production team in maintaining high-quality standards and meeting production deadlines.
  • Participate in quality control procedures to ensure compliance with established standards and specifications.
  • Assist in the maintenance and operation of printing equipment and machinery under supervision.
  • Collaborate with different departments to gain insights into the various facets of government printing operations.
  • Contribute ideas and insights to ongoing projects aimed at enhancing efficiency and effectiveness within the organization.
  • Adhere to safety protocols and practices to ensure a secure working environment for all employees.
Qualifications
  • Currently enrolled in a relevant degree program (e.g., Printing Technology, Graphic Design, Engineering) or recent graduate within the last 12 months.
  • Strong interest in printing technology, security printing, and government operations.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and collaborate with colleagues from diverse backgrounds.
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to producing high-quality work.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to new technologies and processes.
  • Basic computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
Job Benefits
  • Hands-on experience in a leading government printing organization.
  • Exposure to cutting-edge printing technologies and security practices.
  • Mentorship and guidance from experienced professionals in the field.
  • Opportunity to network with industry experts and government officials.
  • Potential for career advancement and growth within the organization.
Contacts
  • Prepare Your Documents: Ensure you have an updated resume and a well-written cover letter ready to submit with your application. Your resume should highlight your relevant skills, education, and experiences, while your cover letter should express your interest in the internship and why you believe you are a good fit for the position.
  • Visit the GPW Website: Navigate to the Government Printing Works website to access information about the internship program and any available positions. You may find specific instructions or an online application portal where you can submit your documents.
  • Review Job Listings: Look for internship opportunities within the GPW that align with your interests and qualifications. Read the job descriptions carefully to ensure you meet the requirements and responsibilities outlined for each position.
  • Submit Your Application: Follow the application instructions provided on the GPW website. This may involve filling out an online application form and uploading your resume and cover letter. Make sure to complete all required fields accurately and attach the necessary documents before submitting.
  • Wait for Contact: After submitting your application, wait for the GPW to review your materials. If you are shortlisted for further consideration, you may be contacted for an interview or asked to provide additional information.
  • Prepare for Interview: If selected for an interview, take the time to prepare by researching the GPW, understanding the role you applied for, and practicing common interview questions. Dress professionally and be ready to discuss your experiences, skills, and interest in the internship.
  • Follow Up: After the interview, send a thank-you email to the interviewers expressing your appreciation for the opportunity to interview. This shows professionalism and reinforces your interest in the position.
  • Await Decision: Once you have completed the interview process, await a decision from the GPW regarding your application. If selected, you may receive an offer letter outlining the terms of the internship.
Employment Type
Intern
Duration of employment
3 Months
Industry
Printing Services
Job Location
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa, Pretoria, Gauteng, 0001, South Africa
Working Hours
09
Date posted
July 8, 2024
Valid through
February 21, 2028
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