Practice Interviews

Real employers. Real conversations. Right here on campus. Sign up for a practice interview to prepare for your job search.

Sign up for a Practice Interview

  1. Upload your résumé to Duck Connect.
  2. On Duck Connect, select “On-Campus Interviews” and then “APPLY for On-Campus Interviews I Qualify for."
  3. Search for a position and organization you would like to have a practice interview with and review the position description, qualifications, and important deadlines.
  4. Click “Request Interview” button to submit your résumé.
  5. Check your interview requests and confirmations on Duck Connect under “View My Activity."

Prepare for your Practice Interview

  1. Attend a Career Center workshop to learn how to prepare for a job search, interview, or how to write an impressive résumé.
  2. Research the organization you are interviewing with.
  3. Treat this interview as an actual interview—dress appropriately, bring extra résumés, and come prepared with questions to ask the interviewer.
  4. On the day of the interview, arrive 10-15 minutes early and check in at the Career Center reception desk.

 

Students that participate in the Practice Interview Program must adhere to all On-Campus Interviewing policies and procedures.



 


Upcoming Practice Interviews

Oct 20
Practice Interviews with Oregon Lottery11:00 a.m.

Get Practice Phone Interview Experience with Guest Employer: Oregon Lottery The UO Career Center's Practice Interview Program is a safe place to practice interview skills, gain...
October 20 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Hendricks Hall, Career Center - Room 220

Get Practice Phone Interview Experience with Guest Employer: Oregon Lottery

The UO Career Center's Practice Interview Program is a safe place to practice interview skills, gain confidence and receive interview feedback from an experienced hiring professional. Guest employers volunteer their time to interview students and provide them with immediate feedback on their interviewing skills. Interviews are 30 minutes in length: 20 minutes for the interview and 10 minutes for real-time feedback from the interviewer.

Why Sign-up For A Practice Interview?
Knowing what to expect and how to prepare will lead to successful future interviews. Success begins with preparation.
You will receive immediate verbal and written interview feedback from our guest employer and provided a Practice Interview evaluation form to take with you.
Practice makes better! Get a jump start on your job search, boost your interview skills and increase your chances for a successful interview the next time you're in front of an employer.

About Oregon Lottery:
The Oregon Lottery is a leader in the gaming industry and an important contributor of revenue for the state’s schools, parks, watershed restoration, veteran’s programs and outdoor schools. We care about developing employees and providing meaningful growth opportunities, while providing terrific benefits and a generous work/life balance. Job opportunities may come open in areas such as (but not limited to): Promotions, Integrated Production Design, IT, Sales, Research & Analytics, Corporate Social Responsibility, Customer Service, and Player Services. More info: https://www.oregonlottery.org/about/explore-the-lottery/careers

*(4)-30 minute practice phone interview sign-up slots available. Guest employer will call you on phone # provided on resume.

The Practice Interview Program is part of the On-Campus Recruiting (OCR) Program. Not showing up for a scheduled interview is unprofessional and guarantees disqualification from Duck Connect privileges. View OCR Policies here for more information (http://career.uoregon.edu/about/programs/campus-recruiting/policies).

The Practice Interview Program is part of the On-Campus Recruiting (OCR) Program. Not showing up for a scheduled interview is unprofessional and guarantees disqualification from Duck Connect privileges. View OCR Policies here for more information (http://career.uoregon.edu/about/programs/campus-recruiting/policies).

HOW TO SIGN-UP FOR A PRACTICE INTERVIEW: you MUST have a resume uploaded to Duck Connect [https://career.uoregon.edu/DuckConnect] before you can sign-up for on-campus interview time slot:

1. In Duck Connect select: "On-Campus Interviews" and select "APPLY for On-Campus Interviews I Qualify For." (If you're not seeing opportunities you expect to see, select "VIEW all On-Campus Interviews")
2. Search for the position and organization you're applying to and review position description, qualifications and important deadlines.
3. Click "Request Interview" button to submit your resume.
4. Confirm your interview requests and interview confirmations in Duck Connect>My Account>View My Activity.

For more information about this opportunity contact:
Tina Haynes, On-Campus Recruiting Coordinator
UO Career Center
thaynes@uoregon.edu
541.346.6006

Oct 26
Practice Interviews with Kroger/Fred Meyer10:00 a.m.

Get Practice Interview Experience with Guest Employer: Tina Ford, Talent Acquisition Specialist with Kroger/Fred Meyer. The UO Career Center's Practice Interview Program is a...
October 26 10:00 a.m.–noon
Hendricks Hall, Career Center - Room 220

Get Practice Interview Experience with Guest Employer: Tina Ford, Talent Acquisition Specialist with Kroger/Fred Meyer.

The UO Career Center's Practice Interview Program is a safe place to practice interview skills, gain confidence and receive interview feedback from an experienced hiring professional. Guest employers volunteer their time to interview students and provide them with immediate feedback on their interviewing skills. Interviews are 30 minutes in length: 20 minutes for the interview and 10 minutes for immediate feedback from the interviewer.

Why Sign-up For A Practice Interview?
Knowing what to expect and how to prepare will lead to successful future interviews. Success begins with preparation.
You will receive immediate verbal and written interview feedback from our guest employer and provided a Practice Interview evaluation form to take with you.
Practice makes better! Get a jump start on your job search, boost your interview skills and increase your chances for a successful interview the next time you're in front of an employer.

ABOUT KROGER/FRED MEYER
Kroger, one of the world's largest retailers, employs more than 368,000 associates who serve customers in 2,641 supermarkets and multi-department stores in 34 states and the District of Columbia under two dozen local banner names including Kroger and Fred Meyer. Fred Meyer actively hires UO students for their paid Summer Internship Program for roles in merchandising, buying, HR, marketing, finance and more! More info: https://jobs.kroger.com/fred-meyer/go/Fred-Meyer/587600/

*(4)-30 minute practice phone interview sign-up slots available. Guest employer will call you on phone # provided on resume.

The Practice Interview Program is part of the On-Campus Recruiting (OCR) Program. Not showing up for a scheduled interview is unprofessional and guarantees disqualification from Duck Connect privileges. View OCR Policies here for more information (http://career.uoregon.edu/about/programs/campus-recruiting/policies).

HOW TO SIGN-UP FOR A PRACTICE INTERVIEW: you MUST have a resume uploaded to Duck Connect [https://career.uoregon.edu/DuckConnect] before you can sign-up for on-campus interview time slot:

1. In Duck Connect select: "On-Campus Interviews" and select "APPLY for On-Campus Interviews I Qualify For." (If you're not seeing opportunities you expect to see, select "VIEW all On-Campus Interviews")
2. Search for the position and organization you're applying to and review position description, qualifications and important deadlines.
3. Click "Request Interview" button to submit your resume.
4. Confirm your interview requests and interview confirmations in Duck Connect>My Account>View My Activity.

For more information about this opportunity contact:
Tina Haynes, On-Campus Recruiting Coordinator
UO Career Center
thaynes@uoregon.edu
541.346.6006