Practice Interviews

Real employers. Real conversations. Right here on campus.

The Practice Interview Program is designed to help you acquire professional interview skills, get feedback from experienced professionals, and gain confidence. A practice interview helps you prepare for real-life interviews, which increases your chances of getting additional interviews and acquiring the job. They are also a great way to meet and network with professionals, which can lead to opportunities in the future.

Sign up for a Practice Interview

  1. Upload your résumé to Handshake.
  2. On Handshake, select “Jobs” and then “On-Campus Interviews"
  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.

Prepare for your Practice Interview

  1. Research the organization you are interviewing with.
  2. Treat this interview as an actual interview—dress appropriately, bring extra résumés, and come prepared with questions to ask the interviewer.
  3. 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

Feb 10
Fisher Investments - Practice Interviews Resume Deadline (2/10)12:00 a.m.

The UO Career Center’s Practice Interview Program will be hosting Fisher Investments for practice interviews on February 12th. Don’t miss your opportunity to prepare...
February 10 12:00 a.m.

The UO Career Center’s Practice Interview Program will be hosting Fisher Investments for practice interviews on February 12th. Don’t miss your opportunity to prepare for their attendance and intention to hire at the Winter Internship and Career Fair on February 13th!

During practice interviews, 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. Students will not be interviewing for a specific position but should be prepared to respond to general behavior interview questions.

Why Sign-up For A Practice Interview?


1. Gain knowledge, confidence, and interview skills from an experienced hiring professional.
2. Know what to expect and how to prepare for future successful interviews.
3. Receive immediate verbal and written interview feedback from our guest employer and provided a Practice Interview evaluation form to take with you.
4. Practice makes progress! 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 FISHER INVESTMENTS
Fisher Investments is not your typical financial services company. We consider ourselves industry pioneers and pride ourselves in our specialized business model and innovative approach. We believe this creates value not only for our clients, but also for our employees, through the provision of a challenging and rewarding work environment. And we’ve been recognized for the ways in which we value our employees: For The Oregonian’s 2017 Top Workplaces awards, Fisher Investments was ranked as #4 in the Large Business category, as well as Best in Category for Benefits. We were also certified as a Great Place to Work in 2017, with 8 out of 10 of our employees describing our firm as a great workplace. We've grown significantly over the past decade and are now searching for highly talented and motivated individuals to join our teams in our Portland Metro, San Francisco Bay Area and Dallas Metro offices. More info: https://www.fishercareers.com/

HOW TO APPLY:


1. Sign in to Handshake with your Duck ID
2. Upload your resume to apply for on-campus interviews if you have not done so yet.
3. Under “Jobs” search for “Practice Interviews” or search by organization name. Review position description, qualifications and deadlines.


Please contact Tina Haynes with questions about this opportunity.
Tina Haynes, On-Campus Recruiting Coordinator
UO Career Center
thaynes@uoregon.edu
541-346-6006

Feb 12
Fisher Investments - Practice Interviews (2/12)10:00 a.m.

The UO Career Center’s Practice Interview Program will be hosting Fisher Investments for practice interviews on February 12th. Don’t miss your opportunity to prepare...
February 12 10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Hendricks Hall, 220

The UO Career Center’s Practice Interview Program will be hosting Fisher Investments for practice interviews on February 12th. Don’t miss your opportunity to prepare for their attendance and intention to hire at the Winter Internship and Career Fair on February 13th!

During practice interviews, 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. Students will not be interviewing for a specific position but should be prepared to respond to general behavior interview questions.

Why Sign-up For A Practice Interview?


1. Gain knowledge, confidence, and interview skills from an experienced hiring professional.
2. Know what to expect and how to prepare for future successful interviews.
3. Receive immediate verbal and written interview feedback from our guest employer and provided a Practice Interview evaluation form to take with you.
4. Practice makes progress! 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 FISHER INVESTMENTS
Fisher Investments is not your typical financial services company. We consider ourselves industry pioneers and pride ourselves in our specialized business model and innovative approach. We believe this creates value not only for our clients, but also for our employees, through the provision of a challenging and rewarding work environment. And we’ve been recognized for the ways in which we value our employees: For The Oregonian’s 2017 Top Workplaces awards, Fisher Investments was ranked as #4 in the Large Business category, as well as Best in Category for Benefits. We were also certified as a Great Place to Work in 2017, with 8 out of 10 of our employees describing our firm as a great workplace. We've grown significantly over the past decade and are now searching for highly talented and motivated individuals to join our teams in our Portland Metro, San Francisco Bay Area and Dallas Metro offices. More info: https://www.fishercareers.com/

HOW TO APPLY:


1. Sign in to Handshake with your Duck ID
2. Upload your resume to apply for on-campus interviews if you have not done so yet.
3. Under “Jobs” search for “Practice Interviews” or search by organization name. Review position description, qualifications and deadlines.


Please contact Tina Haynes with questions about this opportunity.
Tina Haynes, On-Campus Recruiting Coordinator
UO Career Center
thaynes@uoregon.edu
541-346-6006

Feb 24
REI - Practice Interview Resume Deadline (2/24) 12:00 a.m.

The UO Career Center’s Practice Interview Program will be hosting REI for practice interviews on February 26th. During practice interviews, guest employers volunteer...
February 24 12:00 a.m.

The UO Career Center’s Practice Interview Program will be hosting REI for practice interviews on February 26th.

During practice interviews, 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. Students will not be interviewing for a specific position but should be prepared to respond to general behavior interview questions.

Why Sign-up For A Practice Interview?


1. Gain knowledge, confidence, and interview skills from an experienced hiring professional.
2. Know what to expect and how to prepare for future successful interviews.
3. Receive immediate verbal and written interview feedback from our guest employer and provided a Practice Interview evaluation form to take with you.
4. Practice makes progress! 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 REI
At Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI), they love to get outside and play, and they know first-hand the importance of quality outdoor gear. They stand behind all their products with a 100% satisfaction guarantee, and they design their own line of award-winning REI brand gear and clothing. Whether you're new to outdoor adventure or a seasoned pro, they’ll gladly share their enthusiasm for their products—and the trails, slopes and waterways where they play.

Each year, REI donates millions of dollars to support conservation efforts nationwide and sends dedicated teams of volunteers—members, customers and REI employees—to build trails, clean up beaches, restore local habitats and more.... Through responsible business practices across the company, we strive to reduce our environmental footprint.

HOW TO APPLY:


1. Sign in to Handshake with your Duck ID
2. Upload your resume to apply for on-campus interviews if you have not done so yet.
3. Under “Jobs” search for “Practice Interviews” or search by organization name. Review position description, qualifications and deadlines.


Please contact Tina Haynes with questions about this opportunity.
Tina Haynes, On-Campus Recruiting Coordinator
UO Career Center
thaynes@uoregon.edu
541-346-6006

Feb 26
REI - Practice Interviews (2/26)10:00 a.m.

The UO Career Center’s Practice Interview Program will be hosting REI for practice interviews on February 26th. During practice interviews, guest employers volunteer...
February 26 10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Hendricks Hall, 220

The UO Career Center’s Practice Interview Program will be hosting REI for practice interviews on February 26th.

During practice interviews, 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. Students will not be interviewing for a specific position but should be prepared to respond to general behavior interview questions.

Why Sign-up For A Practice Interview?


1. Gain knowledge, confidence, and interview skills from an experienced hiring professional.
2. Know what to expect and how to prepare for future successful interviews.
3. Receive immediate verbal and written interview feedback from our guest employer and provided a Practice Interview evaluation form to take with you.
4. Practice makes progress! 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 REI
At Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI), they love to get outside and play, and they know first-hand the importance of quality outdoor gear. They stand behind all their products with a 100% satisfaction guarantee, and they design their own line of award-winning REI brand gear and clothing. Whether you're new to outdoor adventure or a seasoned pro, they’ll gladly share their enthusiasm for their products—and the trails, slopes and waterways where they play.

Each year, REI donates millions of dollars to support conservation efforts nationwide and sends dedicated teams of volunteers—members, customers and REI employees—to build trails, clean up beaches, restore local habitats and more.... Through responsible business practices across the company, we strive to reduce our environmental footprint.

HOW TO APPLY:


1. Sign in to Handshake with your Duck ID
2. Upload your resume to apply for on-campus interviews if you have not done so yet.
3. Under “Jobs” search for “Practice Interviews” or search by organization name. Review position description, qualifications and deadlines.


Please contact Tina Haynes with questions about this opportunity.
Tina Haynes, On-Campus Recruiting Coordinator
UO Career Center
thaynes@uoregon.edu
541-346-6006

Mar 4
Kroger │ Fred Meyer Practice Interview Resume Deadline (3/4)12:00 a.m.

The UO Career Center’s Practice Interview Program will be hosting Kroger for practice interviews on March 6th. During practice interviews, guest employers volunteer their...
March 4 12:00 a.m.

The UO Career Center’s Practice Interview Program will be hosting Kroger for practice interviews on March 6th.

During practice interviews, 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. Students will not be interviewing for a specific position but should be prepared to respond to general behavior interview questions.

Why Sign-up For A Practice Interview?


1. Gain knowledge, confidence, and interview skills from an experienced hiring professional.
2. Know what to expect and how to prepare for future successful interviews.
3. Receive immediate verbal and written interview feedback from our guest employer and provided a Practice Interview evaluation form to take with you.
4. Practice makes progress! 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
The Kroger Co. (Kroger), incorporated on April 3, 1902, operates retail food and drug stores, multi-department stores, jewelry stores, and convenience stores throughout the United States. As of January 31, 2015, Kroger operated, either directly or through its subsidiaries, 2,625 supermarkets and multi-department stores. The Company's stores operate under several banners, including Kroger, City Market, Dillons, Food 4 Less, Fred Meyer, Fry's, Harris Teeter, Jay C, King Soopers, QFC, Ralphs and Smith's. Of these stores, 1,330 have fuel centers. Its Supermarkets are operated under one of the formats: combination food and drug stores (combo stores); multi-department stores; marketplace stores, or price impact warehouses. Typical positions Kroger recruits at the UO: Summer Internship Program, Analyst, and Merchandising.

HOW TO APPLY:


1. Sign in to Handshake with your Duck ID
2. Upload your resume to apply for on-campus interviews if you have not done so yet.
3. Under “Jobs” search for “Practice Interviews” or search by organization name. Review position description, qualifications and deadlines.


Please contact Tina Haynes with questions about this opportunity.
Tina Haynes, On-Campus Recruiting Coordinator
UO Career Center
thaynes@uoregon.edu
541-346-6006

Mar 6
Kroger │ Fred Meyer Practice Interviews (3/6)10:00 a.m.

The UO Career Center’s Practice Interview Program will be hosting Kroger for practice interviews on March 6th. During practice interviews, guest employers volunteer their...
March 6 10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Hendricks Hall, 220

The UO Career Center’s Practice Interview Program will be hosting Kroger for practice interviews on March 6th.

During practice interviews, 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. Students will not be interviewing for a specific position but should be prepared to respond to general behavior interview questions.

Why Sign-up For A Practice Interview?


1. Gain knowledge, confidence, and interview skills from an experienced hiring professional.
2. Know what to expect and how to prepare for future successful interviews.
3. Receive immediate verbal and written interview feedback from our guest employer and provided a Practice Interview evaluation form to take with you.
4. Practice makes progress! 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
The Kroger Co. (Kroger), incorporated on April 3, 1902, operates retail food and drug stores, multi-department stores, jewelry stores, and convenience stores throughout the United States. As of January 31, 2015, Kroger operated, either directly or through its subsidiaries, 2,625 supermarkets and multi-department stores. The Company's stores operate under several banners, including Kroger, City Market, Dillons, Food 4 Less, Fred Meyer, Fry's, Harris Teeter, Jay C, King Soopers, QFC, Ralphs and Smith's. Of these stores, 1,330 have fuel centers. Its Supermarkets are operated under one of the formats: combination food and drug stores (combo stores); multi-department stores; marketplace stores, or price impact warehouses. Typical positions Kroger recruits at the UO: Summer Internship Program, Analyst, and Merchandising.

HOW TO APPLY:


1. Sign in to Handshake with your Duck ID
2. Upload your resume to apply for on-campus interviews if you have not done so yet.
3. Under “Jobs” search for “Practice Interviews” or search by organization name. Review position description, qualifications and deadlines.


Please contact Tina Haynes with questions about this opportunity.
Tina Haynes, On-Campus Recruiting Coordinator
UO Career Center
thaynes@uoregon.edu
541-346-6006