Interview support

Careers Network has a range of interview services and resources to ensure you receive the support you need including our interview preparation platform.

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Take the following steps to ensure you receive the right support at the right time:

1. Interview support

Access our range of support on Careers Connect, including advice, workshops, videos and practise interviews. Keep track of your progress on your account to prepare for your interview.

2. Watch a short interview video guide

Video guide on 'What not to do at an interview'

Transcript of 'What not to do at an interview' video

3. Attend a workshop on interviews or watch online

Come along to our 30 minute interviews session to find out how to prepare, top tips when answering interview questions and what to keep in mind on the day itself.

Interview workshop listing

Workshop recordings

You can also watch recordings of our Top Tips for Interview Success workshops (coming soon).

4. Use our practice interview platform -  Shortlist.Me

Our new practice interview platform, Shortlist.Me, enables you to practice for your interview online and get top employer insights. overview

  1. Browse sector specific practice interviews""
  2. Sign up to practise the selected interview
  3. Introduction and instructions
  4. Interview answer recorded and submitted
  5. Each answer is reviewed before the next question

5. Book a practice interview

If you have a confirmed interview or assessment centre coming up, you may be eligible for a practice interview with one of our careers advisers to help you prepare (subject to availability and with sufficient notice).

We can tailor the practice interview to the opportunity you are applying for.

You can book a practice interview through Careers Connect, and select Practice Interview from the options.

Postgraduate Researchers

If you are a Postgraduate Researcher, please email to arrange a practice interview.

6. Email your interview queries

If you have any questions about the interview process or interview technique, you are welcome to email Careers Network:


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