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HR Internship for HR/Industrial Psychology graduates at Oxford University Press Southern Africa


Reference Number OUP-69

Work Level Student/Graduate

Job Type Contract

Salary Market Related

EE Position Yes

Location Goodwood


Oxford University Press Southern Africa

Oxford University Press advances knowledge and learning of all kinds, from a child reading their first words to a researcher expanding the frontiers of their field. Our work is constantly evolving, and the possibilities are endless. We strive to reach more and more people around the world to achieve their potential.

Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It is our mission to further the University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

Human Resources Internship

Principal Accountabilities

  • General documentation and administration

  • Talent management 

  • Recruitment and selection

  • Benefit administration

  • Training and development

  • Diversity and inclusion

  • Reporting

  • Data capturing

  • Project Management



Qualifications and Experience 

  • HR/Industrial Psychology degree/diploma

  • Computer literacy - Word, Excel, Powerpoint

  • Sound communication and presentation skills

  • Effective time management

  • Ability to multi-task and perform under pressure

  • Ability to work in a team

  • South African citizen

  • Innovative and agile

  • Access to reliable transport



  • Ability and willingness to learn: Be open to learn

  • Enjoy collaboration: Working with internal and external teams

  • Initiative: Foster new ideas and solutions to projects and processes 

  • Resilience: Ability to manage time well, work under pressure and meet deadlines

  • Analytical thinking: Be able to analyse and capture data


At Oxford University Press we believe education is the most powerful weapon one can use to transform live and to empower teachers and learners. By making knowledge accessible through the delivery of our educational products and support services to teachers, we strive to positively impact the lives of millions anytime, everywhere.


Oxford University Press, an equal opportunity employer, seeks a talented graduate to fill the Human Resources Internship position based in Goodwood, Cape Town. Oxford University Press will consider all applications in terms of its Employment Equity Plan, which acknowledges the need for transformation.

Closing date: 11 April 2024


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