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Interviews and Professionalism

Interviews | Networking | Professional Attire | Professional Etiquette | Professional Development Series


Interview Preparation Assistance

Practice interviews (also know as mock interviews) are designed to simulate a real interview experience.  Options for practice interviews include in person, by telephone, via SKYPE, in classroom and group settings, and online. In person and online sessions can be recorded. Feedback and suggestions for improvement are provided.

To Schedule A Mock Interview Call 814-393-2323 or email

Big Interview

Big Interview Student Guide offers step-by-step instructions on getting the most out of the system.

When preparing for a job interview, it's not enough to just read advice — you need to put that advice into practice!   Big Interview is a new system that allows you to research interview questions, record an interview, and then watch your own answers. Get hands-on practice with mock interviews tailored to your specific industry, job, and experience level.

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Candid Career Video

CDC Recorded Presentations

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CDC Publications

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Who can participate? 

This series is designed for students preparing for the CUmentor program.  

How do I access the sessions? 

This series is hosted in D2L through the Career Services Organization site.  You will be enrolled into the series  via a linked course with the CCPD Professional Development Series..

Access:  View the Instructions for Students - D2L Professional Development Series. 


  • Resumes and References
  • Removing the Mystery of Cover/Application letters
  • The Art of Interview Skills
  • Dress for Success
  • Networking
  • LinkedIn
  • Internship Search 101
  • Prepare to be Mentored


Each session has accompanying handouts and resources which you may want to print prior to viewing the presentation.

Last Updated 10/14/20