RICHMOND SIXTH FORM COLLEGE YEAR 13 STUDENTS GAIN VALUABLE INTERVIEW EXPERIENCE
The Careers team, alongside our partners at NYBEP, had the pleasure of hosting a mock interview event for our Year 13 students recently.
The event was designed to give our students the chance to practise their interview skills and gain feedback from experienced professionals, in order to help them prepare for future success.
With the help of volunteers from a wide range of industries, including pharmaceutical, construction, armed forces, hospitality, engineering and higher education, students undertook a 20 minute interview and were provided with verbal and written feedback.
The event was facilitated by Cheryl Owen, Programme Adviser at NYBEP.
Ruth Hamer, Careers Adviser said: “Mock Interviews are a hugely valuable experience for students, many of whom have never experienced a formal interview. We aim to prepare all our students for future success with as many opportunities as possible to meet with employers, experience the world of work and to fine tune their employability skills.
As always, the time given by local volunteers is key to being able to offer these chances to our students and we cannot thank everyone involved enough for their time, support and expertise.
The event was a great success with many students leaving with smiles on their faces despite arriving full of nerves. They all did exceptionally well with the volunteers commenting on the students’ interview performances very positively. We hope they are all very proud of themselves!”