Study-Unit Description

Study-Unit Description


TITLE Preparing for a Job Interview

LEVEL D - Doctoral Workshops/Symposium

ECTS CREDITS Not Applicable

DEPARTMENT Doctoral School

The workshop will outline what to prepare before the interview as well as what to do and what to avoid on the day of the job interview. Sample interview questions and answers will be discussed as well as questions the interviewee should ask the panel during the interview. A couple of simulated academic interviews will take place in which participants will be asked to take on various roles. The participants will also have the opportunity to offer their views and discuss the outcome of the simulated interviews.


By the end of this workshop, doctoral researchers should:

- be equipped with skills to prepare for a job interview;
- understand better how to react to and answer interview questions;
- understand better what questions to ask the interviewing panel.

ADDITIONAL NOTES Timetable Details

Semester 1:
Occ A - Date: 29 Oct 2019; Time: 9:00 - 12:00; Duration: 3 hours

Semester 2:
Occ AE - Date: 14 May 2020; Time: 17:00 - 20:00; Duration: 3 hours


Assessment Component/s Resit Availability Weighting
Attendance No 100%

LECTURER/S Karen Cacciattolo

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