An image of students and employers conversing during the Miami University Career Fair 2015. An image of students and employers conversing during the Miami University Career Fair 2015.

Student Information for Mock Interviews

If you are interested in practicing your mock interview in a foreign language, please email Kia Nalls.

The Student Disability Services Office and the Center for Career Exploration & Success are committed to providing equal access to career-related activities on campus, including mock interviews. If you need support services or a reasonable accommodation to participate in career-related activities, please contact Student Disability Services at 513-529-1541 (Voice/TTY).

What Options Are Available?

  • Mock Interviews for Fall 2017 begin Sept. 4 and end Dec. 8
  • Mock Interview Daily (Recorded): Monday–Thursday | 0045 ASC | 8am–8pm | Last interview starts at 7pm; Friday | 8am–5pm | Last interview starts at 4pm
  • Mock Interview Daily (Unrecorded): Thursday | 0045 ASC | 1–5pm | Last interview starts at 4pm
  • Fall Semester Special Events
    • Accounting, Finance, ISA and all Economics Majors: Sept. 7 (9 am – 5 pm) at the Center for Career Exploration & Success at Armstrong Student Center
    • Marketing, Strategic Communications, and Management: Sept. 7 (9 am – 5 pm) at the Center for Career Exploration & Success at Armstrong Student Center
    • All Majors: Sept. 7 (9 am – 5 pm) at the Center for Career Exploration & Success at Armstrong Student Center
    • CEC, Engineering and Supply Chain Management: Sept. 7 (9 am – 5 pm) at the Center for Career Exploration & Success at Armstrong Student Center

How to Schedule a Mock Interview

Basic Interviewing Skills: Anyone who intends to participate in a Mock Interview must attend Basic Interviewing Skills. You only need to attend once during your time at Miami. Have your resume prepared to upload into your Handshake account.

  1. Login to Handshake
  2. Click on the JOBS tab

  3. Under FILTERS type ‘MOCK’

  4. Right side SORT BY: EXPIRATION DATE

  5. Click on the MOCK INTERVIEW SCHEDULE DATE that works best for you

  6. Click on APPLY NOW. Be sure that you have completed Basic Interviewing Skills Workshop. If you have not completed this box will be grayed out. You should have 4 GREEN CHECKS.

  7. Upload your Resume in PDF format in the Document Field then continue

  8. Complete the Tailored Experience Form (Mock Interview Interest Form)

  9. Click the BACK BUTTON to return to HANDSHAKE

  10. Click on JOBS then APPLICATIONS then PRIMARY for date you selected

  11. You now have the option to select a time slot. Once you click on the time you want, it will say "YOUR SLOT". Pick the Time Slot that works for you. You will know you have done this correctly if under the Student Column it shows YOUR SLOT.

Prepare for Your Mock Interview