A mock interview is a 60-minute individual session with a career assistant to help you prepare and strategize for future interviews. Traditional and behavioral interviewing questions will be presented and you will be asked to respond, as in a real interview. After the interview, you will be given constructive feedback regarding your interviewing style and how you responded to the questions.
Procedures For A Mock Interview (items are required):
Drop off your resume, job description, employer and website address of a company you are interested in, at least 24 hours in advance of your appointment to our office, Room 133 GUC. You can call (410-543-6075)the information in with the exception of the resume which can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. The interview must be scheduled either via phone or by coming in to the Career Center.
If you do not provide the material above, your appointment will have to be rescheduled.
If you have questions that you would like to practice please tell your interviewer at the time of your mock interview.
Come "dressed to impress". This means Business Professional. You will be rated on your dress.
Bring what you feel is necessary for the interview. No significant others, please. Unlike a real interview, portfolios will not be necessary.
How Can I Prepare For A Mock Interview?
You should know your interests, what you value, and what skills and competencies you can bring to an organization.
Check out our web page (click here) on how to interview, or read a book on interviewing techniques prior to your mock interview.
Review company website. You can learn much about a company's mission, philosophy, products and services and what they value by reviewing their website.
How Do I Schedule A Mock Interview?
To make an appointment the easiest way, click here or go to the Career Center, Room 133 University Center or call 410-543-6075.