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Training and workshops

Ace your job interview

workshop in English

Do you have a job interview coming up? Prepare and go to your interview with confidence.

Man and woman talking. Back of woman in the foreground, man's face in the background.

You have applied for a graduate job or an internship and you have past the first hurdle: they liked your cover letter and CV, and now they would like to meet you in person.

How can you make sure you can be yourself in the interview and show what you have to offer and why you are suited to the position?

In a confidential setting you have the opportunity to practice with peers and a career counselor. Receive feedback and tools. Join the workshop, boost your confidence and ace your job interview.

Register

  • Date and time

    This workshop - in one session - is offered on: 

    • Wednesday, 8 April 2020, from 14:00-16:30
  • Results

    After this workshop:

    • You have some general experience of what it is like to be in a job interview
    • You know how to prepare for your job interview
    • You practiced with general job interview questions
    • You practiced with using the STARR method when giving examples of relevant competencies
    • You boosted you job interview confidence.
  • Practical information
    • Target group: The job interview workshop is intended for Dutch and international students and graduates of the UvA who have applied or are applying for an internship or graduate job, and who have been invited to come in for an interview
    • Bring with you; the vacancy you have applied or want to apply for and your CV
    • Participation: a minimum of 10 maximum of 20 participants
    • Language: English
    • Costs: none
    • Location: Roeterseiland Campus (REC). Participants will be informed of the precise location after registration
    • Organised by the UvA Student Careers Centre (Student Services).
  • Useful supplement

    You may want to combine this workshop with:

    • information session CV
    • information session LinkedIn
    • workshop Discover what you want in work: focus on your values and skills
    • workshop Networking
  • Conditions
    • Participation is free.
    • You can register up to 2 months in advance. That is the reason you may not see the date you wish in the registration form yet.
    • After your registration, you will receive an automatic confirmation.
    • In case you’re not able to participate, please follow the link in the automatic confirmation email to cancel your participation. That way, you give your spot to one of your fellow students.

Read more about Internships and Jobs on career.uva.nl

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