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Last modified on 07-02-2024 14:26
Got a job interview coming up? This is your chance to show that you are suitable for the position. It is also an opportunity to check whether the job matches your own needs and expectations.
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Going into an interview well prepared boosts your chances of landing the job or internship. Make sure you have a clear picture of the position, the organisation and the industry. You also need to be able to articulate why you want the job and what you bring to the table in terms of qualities, knowledge and skills.

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Workshop: Conducting a successful job interview

What is your motivation? What are your strengths and weaknesses, and why? What can you tell me/us about yourself? In this workshop, you will learn to answer these questions. You will get to practise responding in a safe setting, together with your fellow students and a career coach. You will take part in exercises and role-playing to get feedback and tips. These will enable you to feel confident when walking into an interview.

This workshop is free of charge. You can sign up if you are a current UvA student or graduated less than one year ago. Check the Events page to see when the next workshop will be held and to sign up.

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Practising for a job interview

Want to practise a job interview with a careers adviser? During an individual consultation, you will be given feedback on how you come across and tips on how to improve. Contact the Career Centre to make an appointment.