Thursday, September 23, 2010

The student interviewee should....

*Dress neatly and appropriately
*Adopt an open, relaxed posture
*Make eye contact with interviewer/audience
*Listen carefully and affirm questions with appropriate body language
*Speak clearly and confidently using normal conversational voice
*Express ideas/opinions/points in a logical sequence
*Take care not to drop voice at the end of sentences
*Avoid reading from notes for from visual aids
*Avoid distracting mannerisms, jargon, slang
*Explain technical terms which may be unfamiliar to interviewer/audience
*Use hand gestures where appropriate
*Use action words and phrases when describing events (e.g. I planned…we evaluated…)
*Make reference to skills gained through Link Module activities