Preparing for an interview

Make an impression
Learn how to prepare for interview and what makes a good impression.

How to answer interview questions
You will be asked a variety of questions by the employer to understand your skills, experience, career motivation and business awareness.

How a telephone interview is conducted
A telephone interview can be used as the first stage of selection; find out how they are structured and what to expect.

Tips for video interviews
More and more companies are taking their interviews online - find out what you need to do to excel.

After the interview
Whether you are successful or not there are still benefits and experience you can draw from the interview.

Five steps to interview success (PDF - 775KB)
Download a copy of our handout on succeeding at interview.

Other resources for interviews

  • Try our user-friendly online interview practice service Interview Stream, where you can create a profile and record your answers to a wide range of interview questions, and also request feedback on these from a careers adviser.
  • Come along to one of our interview workshops, such as ‘Top Tips to Interview Success’.
  • Book a face-to-face 20-minute appointment with an adviser to discuss your upcoming interview, assessment centre, or the recruitment process in general.
  • Book a face-to-face practice interview – a 30-minute Practice Interview with an adviser for students and graduates who have an upcoming interview.