Interview and Resume Workshop - Real World Learning

Interview and Resume Workshop

Get your students interview ready!

Working with partners to support students with writing resumes and conducting mock interviews can build students’ skills and confidence.

Two people at an interview

A tablet with a map marker on the screen
How does this fit with my class?

Student practicing an interview

Prepare your students for interviews by providing the skills they will need when applying for college, internship and job opportunities.

Objectives

  • Create a resume
  • Draft talking points
  • Learn key verbal and nonverbal interview skills
  • Communicate effectively with professionals
  • Articulate strengths and experiences
Activity Location
  • A school building In school
  • Students looking at a presentation on a screen Virtual
  • A bus Out of school
Prep Time
  • A clock showing 15 minutes Low
  • A clock showing 30 minutes Medium
  • A clock showing an hour High
Scope
  • A lesson book Lesson
  • A calendar with a gold star on it Event
  • A gear being orbited by three dots Program

Full Battery
What will my students gain?

From the Partnership for 21st Century Learning:

Creativity & Innovation

  • Be open and responsive to new and diverse perspectives; incorporate group input and feedback into the work

Critical Thinking & Problem Solving

  • Interpret information and draw conclusions based on the best analysis
  • Use various types of reasoning as appropriate to the situation

Communication & Collaboration

  • Use communication for a range of purposes (e.g. to inform, instruct, motivate and persuade)
  • Articulate thoughts and ideas effectively using oral, written and nonverbal communication skills in a variety of forms and contexts

Life & Career Skills

  • Incorporate feedback effectively
  • Deal positively with praise, setbacks and criticism

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