• Mock Interview Mentors (MIMS)

Mock Interview Mentors (MIMS)

The Mock Interview Program is an opportunity for Florida State University students and recent alumni to practice interview skills and receive feedback on their performance. The objective of the program is to provide a quality, professional mock interviewing experience.

The Mock Interview Program offers the Mock Interview Mentor Internship to on-campus undergraduate and graduate students. The Mock Interview Mentor Internship is a unique and fulfilling internship opportunity in which Mock Interview Mentors facilitate diverse interviews for current students and recent alumni while also connecting with local, regional and national employers.

What Does a Mock Interview Mentor Do?

Mock Interview Mentors (MIMs) facilitate in-person, phone, or Skype mock interviews.

A Mock Interview Mentor (MIM) will be responsible for:

  • Executing 5-7 mock interviews per week for undergraduate students, graduate students and recent alumni utilizing multiple technology systems
  • Creating tailored mock interview questions based on submitted resumes and cover letters
  • Assisting employers/recruiters during guest employer mock interviews
  • Participate in monthly professional development sessions co-sponsored by local and regional employers

Why Be a MIM?

Mock Interview Mentors (MIMs) have the opportunity for in-house professional development through supervision meetings with the Mock Interview Program Coordinator and interview training from Career Center staff, professional recruiters and hiring managers.

Former MIMs indicate confidence growth in both verbal and nonverbal communication, including the ability to provide constructive feedback preparing MIMs for future leadership positions.

Applicant Requirements

The ideal candidate Mock Interview Mentors (MIM) candidate will:

  • Be in good academic standing with the university
  • Participate in the Experiential Recognition Program OR in academic internship course
  • Deliver superior customer service for each mock interview program participant
  • Possess critical thinking skills
  • Understand occasional need for troubleshooting technological issues

The Application Process

MIMs are recruited and selected at the end of the fall and spring semesters for the following school term. Students must submit an application and resume through Handshake in order to be considered for the program. 

Questions? Contact Michelle Futo

 

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