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Interview Tips for University Students

Doris Benitez
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Have an interview lined up but got no clueImage result for shrugging girl emoji how to prepare for it as you’re still studying? Image result for nerd emoji

Don’t worry,  stay with us ☺️ and you will Image result for sail emoji through your interview smoothly by following our top interview tips.Image result for stay emojiImage result for stay emoji

    1. Save Your Interviewer’s Contact Info

Save your interviewer’s phone number and email address on yourImage result for smartphone emoji(and make sure its fully charged!Image result for phone battery emoji

Anything can happen: heavy traffic, Image result for van emoji Image result for truck emojiImage result for car emoji  a final exam or your teacher wants to discuss something with you. In case you’re running late, you can contact your interviewer to let them know that you’re on the way. 

    2. Take Out Your Headphones Image result for no headphones emoji

Okay, we understand you want to listen to your favourite song 🎵 for good luck – just don’t forget to take them out before you walk in to your interview.

Crank up the volume 🎶 after you finish your interview!

    3. Plan Your Trip Early 

If you have your interview on the same day as your classes, then speak to your professor in advance and ask to leave the class a few minutes early.

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You want to reach your interview on time!

Also, let your hiring manager know that you’re going to be coming straight from your school. 🏫 They will definitely appreciate your punctuality! 

    4. Put Your Phone on Silent ModeImage result for no sound emoji

You got this in the bag! Still, let nothing come between you and your interview – put your phone on silent and stick that in the bag too!

    5. Go Alone to Your Interview

Hey, we totally support you 💖💖💖 – that’s what we are here for. But as your friend, we advise you to go to your interview alone. Why crowd the reception area by taking your parents, partner or other friends alongImage result for friends emoji?

Let all the attention be on Image result for you emoji!

    6. Eat Before Your Interview Image result for eat emoji

Avoid going on an empty stomach to your interview and popping open a bag of chips.Image result for bag chips emoji You won’t be able to answer the interviewer’s questions properly if you’re busy crunching chips.

Pssst, nor do you want your stomach to growl during your meeting!

    7. Clarify Your AvailabilityImage result for speaking emoji

Here’s a great idea: take a copy of your class schedule Image result for paper emojito your interview so you can see when you’re available to work. Evenings? Image result for moon emoji  Weekends?Image result for sun emoji

Your potential employer knows you’re a busy person and having that schedule on hand will let them  know that you’re organised and willing to work.

Be your charming self and let your personality shine 🌟🌟🌟 through! Follow the above tips and avoid having a bad interview.

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