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Day 9 Course II worksheet

Interview Strategies workshop 2

ACTIVITY MOCK INTERVIEW

Instructions:

Pair up students one will be interviewed and the other will be the interviewer
Switch Roles

The interviewer will ask the following question to his/her fellow student to be
interviewed

The Interview Questionnaire

1. Tell me about yourself


2. What do you see yourself doing in five years?
3. Why should we hire you?
4. Tell me about one of your weaknesses... and how do you plan to improve it
with an example
5. Tell me what you know about us
6. Why do you want to intern in our company?
7. Which classes do you like the most and least?
8. What do you expect this position to be like?
9. Whats your goal with this internship?

10. Tell me about some of your school involvements and how


they relate to this job.
11. Give me an example of a problem you encountered and how you handled it?

ACTIVITY Review performance of each other

MOCK INTERVIEW ASSESSMENT (To Be filled by the Interviewer)


1. FIRST IMPRESSION
1..23
4.5
Poor Fair Average Good Excellent
a. Presence of Necessary Competencies (Evaluator should place a check next to
those competencies that the student displayed during the mock interview)
Friendly greeting and firm handshake Candidate introduced self Displays basic
knowledge of manners/social skills Appropriate opening statement in response to
Tell me about yourself
Candidate expressed direct interest in position and company at beginning of
interview
b. Evaluator Comments
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2. PROFESSIONAL DRESS
1..23
4.5
Poor Fair Average Good Excellent

a. Presence of Necessary Competencies


Grooming (hairstyle, nails, cologne, cosmetics, etc.) Neatness of Appearance
Candidate wore proper attire. Candidate wore appropriate shoes and socks/hosiery
Candidate wore appropriate jewelry.
Candidate carried Resume

b. Evaluator Comments
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3. VERBAL/NON-VERBAL COMMUNICATION
1..23
4.5
Poor Fair Average Good Excellent
a. Presence of Necessary Competencies
Logical presentation of ideas Use of professional language/terminology Delivery
(enunciation, pronunciation, pace, inflection) Avoids verbalized pauses (um, ah)
Avoids repetitive words (like, etc.)
Acceptable posture Appropriate use of gestures Control of facial expression
Listens carefully, comprehends questions, answers appropriately Avoids nervous
habits
b. Evaluator Comments
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4. BEHAVIORAL/SITUATIONAL INTERVIEWING SKILL

1..23
4.5
Poor Fair Average Good Excellent

a. Presence of Necessary Competencies


Use of STAR Method (Situation, Task, Action Result) to formulate answers Use of
positive, professional examples Answer is concise with a beginning, middle, and
end. Demonstrates decision making skills Demonstrates problem solving skills b.
Evaluator Comments
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5. PERSONAL STYLE
1..23
4.5
Poor Fair Average Good Excellent
a. Presence of Necessary Competencies
Displays enthusiasm for profession, company, and position . Demonstrates
appropriate assertiveness in promoting qualifications/skills and asking for the job
directly. Displays pleasant attitude and outgoing personality during interview
Displays an appropriate level of confidence in self and skills. Uses positive language
and examples throughout interview, even when asked a negative question Asks
questions during interview
Candidate thanked interviewer at conclusion of interview

b. Evaluator Comments
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6. QUALIFICATIONS
1..23
4.5
Poor Fair Average Good Excellent
a. Presence of Necessary Competencies
Demonstrates knowledge of Grades Relevant degree/Involvement in Campus and
Community Activities/Leadership Positions Part-time/Full-time Work Experience
b. Evaluator Comments
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7. GOAL ORIENTATION
1..23
4.5
Poor Fair Average Good Excellent
a. Presence of Necessary Competencies
Able to articulate a short-term goal relevant to position/company Able to articulate a
long-term goal relevant to position/company Stated individual goals align with goals
of company Motivated to achieve goals/Provides evidence of steps taken toward
achievement of goals. Goals are realistic relevant to level of education and
achievability
b. Evaluator Comments
___________________________________________________________________
____________________

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8. OVERALL ASSESSMENT OF MOCK INTERVIEW
1..23
4.5
Poor Fair Average Good Excellent
Overall Comments
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