A Career Counselor or volunteer will ask you standard
interview questions and help you determine what the question is really asking. Feedback will focus on the content of your
answers, the delivery, and non-verbal communication.
Video chat software such as Skype or
Google Hangouts has eliminated the need to travel long distances to interview
for internships or jobs. Video chats are frequently used as a means to
pre-screen candidates. A variety of
challenges accompany video chat interviews and HIRED practice interviews help students use and maximize video chat technology.
Web-Based Practice Interviews
Click Here to Access Interview Stream
Employer usage of virtual interviews
to screen candidates has rapidly increased and it is important to know how to
effectively utilize the technology.
With InterviewStream technology, you can practice and polish your
interview skills anywhere you can access a webcam and the Internet. During
a virtual interview you will record yourself answering a set of pre-recorded
questions. You can create a customized interview or select from a list of
interviews that have already been created.
DO I SCHEDULE A PRACTICE INTERVIEW?
Call the Career Center at 252-328-6050
to arrange an appointment time.
DO I GET STARTED?
Research jobs in your field and
select a company and a position for which you will practice interview. You will need to provide this information to
your interviewer in advance.
DO I GET THE JOB INFORMATION AND RESUME TO THE INTERVIEWER?
You may email your job information
and resume to the counselor who will conduct your interview or you may upload
your resume and a HIRED Job Summary Form to your account in CareerNET. Click here for instructions for uploading your information to
DO I FIND INTERVIEW STREAM?
You will be able to access Interview Stream after
you have established your account in CareerNET. www.ecu.edu/career
ELSE DO I NEED TO KNOW?
Attire: Please dress in a suit or professional
business attire for all interviews including Skype, phone, and InterviewStream.
Parking: Student parking is not available. Allow enough travel time to locate a parking
Job Resources: You may use any data base of your choosing to
find a job for. ECU CareerNET provides
you with four robust job and internship databases