Interviews are exciting and nerve-racking. You can alleviate nerves through preparation and practice, practice, practice! Your application materials and your portfolio got you the interview. Now, the interview gives you the chance to showcase your interpersonal skills and your personality, and show the employer why you’re the best fit for the position.

The resources below will help you prepare for interviews:

Job Interview Guide

Thank-You Messages

Evaluating a Job Offer


Informational Interviews:

Informational interviews are a great way to continue exploring your career options, learn about your field of interest, and network with professionals. These types of conversations allow you to learn more about the requirements needed to pursue a specific position, what a career path may look like, what the industry standards are, etc.

Informational Interview Guide

Outreach Communication

Big Interview:

Big Interview is an online system that combines training and practice to help improve your interview technique and build your confidence. The system includes a comprehensive video training curriculum that covers all aspects landing a job. It also gives you the option to practice a variety of virtual mock interviews and has thousands of sample interview questions. Access the Student User Guide to learn how to set up an account.

Students have the option to complete a Mock Interview within Big Interview and then receive feedback by a CPD staff member. You may schedule your Digital Mock Interview through the Career Counseling page.

Alumni should contact our office to schedule an appointment.