Do you want to give your students a real-world, valuable experience that will help them prepare for future job interviews? This packet contains our students' favorite project of the year - a mock interview. In addition to the interview, students will use guided steps to prepare a résumé, cover letter, job application, interview preparation, and an interview reflection.
Interview Project Checklist
Résumé Pre-Writing Activity
Cover Letter Basics
Before you Begin the Cover Letter (Cover-Letter Pre-Writing Activity)
Sample Cover Letter
Employment Application (2 pages)
Preparing for the Interview (Sample Questions)
Preparing for the Interview (Dress Appropriately)
How to Have a Great Interview (Tips and Reminders)
Mock Interview Questions (For the Teacher)
Cover Letter Rubric (For the Teacher)
Mock Interview Rubric (For the Teacher)
Résumé Rubric (For the Teacher)
Mock Interview Self-Reflection
**We have updated this file to now include a "simple-font" version, in case you teach adults or desire a more professional look.
Suggestions for use:
We recommend our students choose an entry-level position at a restaurant (such as McDonald's) or a store (such as Target) and complete their project/interview around that particular job. You can use this entire packet or separate components as you see fit for your students.
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