FINAL YEAR POLITICAL SCIENCE STUDENT UNDERTAKES INDUSTRIAL TRAINING WITH PSC
Monday 3 rd October 2022
The Public Services Commission has taken on board a final-year Political Science student
from the University of Goroka to undergo six weeks of Industrial Training attached to the
National Review Division.
Twenty-five (25) year-old Kipson Ninjil started on the 22 nd of August this year and completed
his Industrial Training on Friday, 30 th of September gaining hands-on experience and
understanding of what is expected of him in a real job setting before beginning his career.
Ninjil said he has gained valuable skills and knowledge about the different government
business processes; work ethics and professionalism in an organization.
‘’This is my first professional experience with an organization. When I first arrived, the
Director of the National Review Division Mr. Joshua Ngawi was very helpful in explaining the
government process, PSC’s roles, and function. I was provided information on the Public
Service General Orders and other internal policy papers for PSC like the Management
Action Plan which greatly assisted me in familiarising myself with the work of the Public
Services Commission before I could begin work. I was also assigned work that included
drafting Advice and Information Papers for Personnel Review Matters”, said Ninjil.
Mr. Ninjil said that he was happy to be part of PSC as he was fortunate enough to meet so
many officers who are helpful very knowledgeable in their roles and professional in their
approach to him, especially when assisting him in understanding PSC’s core function, which is
the review of personnel matters concerning public servants.
“I have learned a lot in terms of professional business writing and have gained some
valuable work ethics during my time with PSC and I look forward to implementing these new
skills and traits that I have gained in my studies and career as well”, he said.
Mr. Ninjil is the second student from the University of Goroka to undertake his Industrial
Training with PSC. Similar arrangements have also been undertaken with the University of
Papua New Guinea’s School of Journalism and Public Relations.
The Public Services Commission remains committed as equal partners with these
institutions of higher learning to foster and develop future leaders of PNG. PSC not only
wants to develop good work ethics for the students but also gives them an insight into the
mechanics and the importance the National Public Service plays in the delivery of goods and
services, as well as the role PSC plays in carrying out its roles and functions in the NPS.
The Public Services Commission wishes Mr. Ninjil the best in his studies and his
professional career in the future.