2025 Government Printing Works Internships Opened

The Government of South Africa has opened its 2025 Printing Works Internship programme and is inviting all interested applicants to apply as soon as possible. To apply for this internship programme, follow the details below:

CLOSING DATE: 15 November 2025

Location: Pretoria, Gauteng

INTERNSHIP REQUIREMENTS

  • Applicants must be currently unemployed,
  • Must had never participated in any Government or State Institution internship programme previously
  • Must between the ages of 18-35.

The following Internships are open for applications:

Human Resources Interns

Location: Pretoria

Ref No: GRAD 2025/1

National Diploma/Degree in:

  • Human Resource Management (HRM)
  • Industrial Psychology
  • Psychology
  • Social Science
  • Social Worker
  • HR Development
  • Labour Relations
  • Employee Relations

Operations and Production Interns

Location: Pretoria

Ref No: GRAD 2025/2

National Diploma/Degree in:

  • Public Administration
  • Office Management
  • Public Management
  • Operations Management

Risk Management & Compliance Interns

Location: Pretoria

Ref No: GRAD 2025/3

National Diploma/Degree in:

  • Risk Management
  • Internal Audit

Supply Chain Management Interns

Location: Pretoria and Polokwane

Polokwane – Ref No: GRAD 2025/4

Pretoria – Ref No: GRAD 2025/5

National Diploma/Degree in:

  • Financial Management
  • Accounting
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Business Management
  • Logistics Management

NB. Successful graduates will be appointed for a period of twenty-four (24) months commencing on 01 April 2025 to 31 March 2025.

INTERNSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES

The Internship is meant to provide work exposure to graduates for a period of twenty (24) months.

Graduates will receive a monthly stipend of: R6 000.00 per month

METHOD OF APPLICATION

Applications must be submitted on the prescribed form Z83 (Download Here) and must be completed in full with page 2 duly signed, and clear indication of the reference number on the Z 83.

The following Should accompany your application:

  • A recent comprehensive CV specifying all qualifications with respective dates,
  • Copies of qualifications and ID, must be attached.

NB. Such copies need not to be certified when applying for a post. Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview.

All applications must be forwarded to:

The Branch: Human Resources, Government Printing Works

Private Bag X85,

Pretoria,

0001

or

Hand deliver to: The Branch: Human Resources, Government Printing Works, 149 Bosman Street, Pretoria.


Overview of Public Universities in South Africa

Here's an overview of some public universities in South Africa, including general admissions requirements and estimated application periods. Keep in mind, specific program requirements and dates can vary significantly, so it's important to check each university's official website for the most current information.

University of Pretoria

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with minimum scores in specific subjects related to the chosen program; for international students, equivalent qualifications.
  • Application Period: Usually opens in March and closes at the end of July for most programs.

University of Cape Town

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with pass levels required for degree study; subject-specific requirements depending on the program.
  • Application Period: Application opens in April and closes at the end of July.

Stellenbosch University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required marks; some programs have additional testing.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and typically closes at the end of June.

University of the Witwatersrand

  • Admissions Requirements: Matriculation certificate with university exemption; required scores vary by faculty.
  • Application Period: Begins in March and ends on the 30th of September.

University of Johannesburg

  • Admissions Requirements: Matric exemption with a minimum APS score; specific subject requirements based on the faculty.
  • Application Period: Opens in April and generally closes by the 30th of September.

University of the Free State

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific marks for the program applied to; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Typically opens in April and closes at the end of August.

University of Venda

  • Admissions Requirements: Completion of the National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for diploma or degree studies; specific APS scores needed.
  • Application Period: Usually from May to September.

University of Fort Hare

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; certain programs may have specific requirements.
  • Application Period: Opens around May and closes at the end of September.

University of the Western Cape

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific performance levels; additional requirements for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Generally from May to September.

North-West University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; program-specific requirements may apply.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and usually closes by the end of August.

Rhodes University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate or equivalent; minimum academic performance in certain subjects.
  • Application Period: Applications open in April and close at the end of September.

Nelson Mandela University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; portfolio or additional tests for some faculties.
  • Application Period: Opens in April, with a deadline at the end of August for most programs.

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Opens in May and typically closes by the end of September.

University of Limpopo

  • Admissions Requirements: Senior Certificate with endorsement for diploma or degree courses; specific APS scores for different programs.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

University of Zululand

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for bachelor’s degree studies; specific score requirements for various programs.
  • Application Period: Usually between April and November.

Central University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores for the chosen field of study; additional criteria for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Application period generally starts in May and ends in October.

Vaal University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with a pass that qualifies for admission to bachelor’s degree, diploma, or higher certificate programs.
  • Application Period: Typically from May to September.

Walter Sisulu University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; additional criteria for certain faculties.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

This list provides a starting point for understanding the admissions landscape across South Africa's diverse higher education institutions. Given the variability in programs and requirements, it's crucial to consult each university's website for the most accurate and up-to-date information.