Mock Interview Night

The Office of Career Pathways hosts Mock Interview Night for currently enrolled Manhattan College students to assist them preparing for a job/internship interview or graduate school entrance interview. Alumni and professionals will conduct mock interviews with students and give them constructive feedback.

The date of the next Mock Interview Night will be posted in the spring. 

Who can participate?

Priority will be given to seniors for this event. When available spots are filled, students will be placed on a wait-list and a notification will be sent out. Please note, if you are unable to participate in Mock Interview Night, you can make an individual mock interview appointment with a career counselor by calling 718-862-7224.

What is required to participate in this event?

Prior to the event, you must upload your resume to JasperLink and bring 20 hard copies of your resume to the event. The job description OR graduate program description are optional. 

What happens at a mock interview?

  • The whole process lasts about 30 minutes.
  • You should prepare as if you were going on a real interview. Make sure to practice answering common interview questions and dress professionally
  • If you are applying for a specific position or school, bring the job description or graduate program description along with 20 hard copies of your resume to the event.
  • For 20 minutes, the interviewer will ask you interview questions, of a general nature, that he or she actually uses or has used in interviewing. Then, the interviewer will give you 5 - 10 minutes of constructive feedback about your interview using this interview rubric on everything from your resume to your handshake to how well you responded to questions. 

Mock Interview Cancellation Policy & No-Shows

All cancellations must be made at least 48 business day hours in advance by calling 718-862-7308 or emailing carol.mctiernan@manhattan.edu. If you do not show up for the event without any notification per cancellation rules above, you will be blocked from scheduling future mock interviews.