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Internships for Humanities or BA Degree/Diploma graduates at Oxford University Press


Closing date: 18 September 2023 Work Level Student/Graduate Job Type Contract Salary Market Related EE Position No Location Goodwood

Reference Number OUP-67

Description 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 achieve to 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.

Publishing Internship Principal Accountabilities

  • Publishing end-to-end processes

  • Editing and proofreading principles

  • Book design and production

  • Project management and scheduling

  • Budget management

  • Commissioning freelancers, contracts, rates

  • Artwork sourcing (photographs and illustrations)

  • Digital Publishing i.e. ePubs, online course material etc

Requirements Qualifications & Experience

  • Humanities or BA degree/diploma

  • South African citizen

  • Access to reliable transport

  • Computer literate in Microsoft Product suite


  • Ability and willingness to learn: Have an open mindset and attitude to learn

  • Collaboration: Working with internal and external teams

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

  • Resilience: Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines

  • Analytical thinking: Being able to analyze 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 Publishing 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.

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