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Virtual Practice Interview Program - Behavioral

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Sep 14

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Event Date: 
Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 12:00am to 11:55pm
Online Event

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Center for Career Education
<h3><strong>Apply&nbsp;for CCE&rsquo;s Virtual Practice Interview Program, designed specifically for Columbia undergraduate students!&nbsp;</strong></h3> <p>You will have the opportunity to hone your interview skills and get feedback from industry professionals.</p> <p><strong>Date: Week of September 13th through 24th, 2021</strong></p> <p><strong>Time:&nbsp;</strong>TBD - reach out to your matched alumni to set up a 45-minute session that works for you both</p> <p><strong>Interested? Apply&nbsp;by Tuesday, September 14 by&nbsp;completing the application via LionSHARE - check back when it launches on August 23rd.&nbsp;<em>You must upload your resume to be considered for a session.</em></strong></p> <ul> <li>Please Note: By submitting your resume in your application, you are also agreeing to have it shared with your interviewer.</li> </ul> <p><em>*Once you have applied, we will follow up with the next steps if you are selected to participate.</em></p> <h3><strong>What to expect from the program</strong></h3> <h3><strong>WHY</strong></h3> <p>By practicing with a professional you will have the opportunity to apply your interviewing strategies through a live simulation and receive feedback in real-time.</p> <h3><strong>WHAT</strong></h3> <p>You will engage with and answer behavioral questions over the course of 45-minutes with the professional. You will communicate via a phone/video call where the professional will facilitate the interview and provide feedback. The questions the interviewer asks are often questions you would encounter on a first-round interview for a position at their company.</p> <h3><strong>WHEN</strong></h3> <p>Practice Interviews take place virtually&nbsp;anytime from September 13th through the 24th, 2021.&nbsp;You and your matched alumni interviewer will coordinate to schedule a 45-minute session that works for your schedules.</p> <h3><strong>WHERE</strong></h3> <p>We will connect you with your interviewer. It is then up to you to contact your interviewer to schedule a mutually agreed upon time for your session. Your interviewer will contact you via your agreed upon platform at your confirmed interview time.</p> <p><strong>You should:</strong></p> <ul> <li>be in a quiet space with quality internet and phone service</li> <li>prepare yourself for this practice interview as you would a real interview in order to get the most benefit from the exercise.</li> </ul> <p>Please make sure to agree upon and confirm your interview time, platform (phone, Zoom, etc.).</p>