While your résumé may get you an interview, it is the interview that gets you the job! Whether you are interviewing for a job, internship, graduate school, or other opportunity, the key to successful preparation is a thorough understanding of the position or program and how your personal interests, skills, and values align with it. The Center for Career Development offers numerous resources to help you prepare for a successful interview.

 

Schedule a Practice Interview

Participating in a practice interview with the Center for Career Development can help you make your best impression on an employer or program representative. These appointments are designed to expose you to traditional and behavioral style interview questions, provide you with personalized feedback, and share additional tips and tricks to help you put your best foot forward in an interview. Schedule a practice interview or call or stop by the Center for Career Development to discuss availability.

Interview Presentations and Workshops

Interviewing presentations and workshops are open to all individuals interested in learning more about the process of interviewing. Each event is designed to provide interviewing tips and strategies that focus on some of the toughest aspects of interviewing. Find out when the next interviewing presentation or workshop will be offered.

Career Coaching

Need more help preparing for an interview? Make an Appointment with a Career Coach.

Resources

Big Interview: Practice Interviewing
Use Big Interview to learn and practice your interview skills, whether you’re interviewing for a job or graduate school.
Career On Demand

Watch bite-sized videos with tips & advice covering all aspects of Career Development, wherever and whenever you need them.

Handshake

Find job opportunities, internships, and on-campus interviews posted by employers looking for UConn students.

Handshake is the Center for Career …

Interview Preparation Guide and Worksheets

The Interview Preparation Guide will help navigate you through the entire interview process with tips about how to prepare for …

Career Communities

Career Communities are industry-focused groups that assist undergraduate and graduate students in narrowing down their career aspirations into manageable and …

Negotiating the Job Offer
Schedule a Virtual Practice Interview

Along with practicing for interviews on your own, the Center for Career Development offers both virtual interview prep appointments and …

Husky Mentor Network for Interview Prep

Our online mentoring platform connects you with alumni and key professionals within UConn’s vast network, for one-on-one career conversations, résumé …

Tips for Specific Interview Types

Documents include tips for All Day Interviews, Ethical Interview Questions, Virtual Interviews and Group/Panel Interviews.