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Job interview

Prepare for a successful interview

Got a job interview coming up? This is your chance to show that you are suitable for the position. In addition, you will be able to check whether the job matches your own needs and expectations.

Boost your chances

In order to prepare for the interview, you need to have a clear idea about the position, the organisation and the relevant professional field. Naturally, you also need to be able to articulate why you want the job and what you bring to the table in terms of qualities, knowledge and skills. We are happy to provide a number of helpful tips. After all, going into an interview well prepared boosts your chances of clinching the job.

Job interview - frequently asked questions (pdf, 2p.) Job interview - tips (pdf, 2p.)

Interview practice

Want to practice a job interview with a careers adviser? During an individual consultation session, you will be given feedback on how you come across and tips on how to improve. Book an appointment with the UvA Student Careers Centre.