Prepare & Practice

We are excited to announce UWM’s latest interview preparation tool, BigInterview. Available to all UWM students. 

How to Register for BigInterview
  • Go to BigInterview.
  • Click Register (Upper right-hand corner).
  • Register using your UWM email address.
  • Activate your account.
  • Start the Tour.
  • Come into the Career Planning & Resource Center for more help navigating BigInterview.

Preparing for an Interview:

  • Be Familiar With…
    • the organization
    • basic trends in the field
    • the position description
    • common interview questions and styles
    • questions to ask during and when you’re scheduling your interview

Practice for an Interview:

  • Know what you want to say – but DO NOT MEMORIZE answers.
  • Visualize positive interactions and outcomes
  • PRACTICE OUT LOUD
  • Get Feedback:
    • Ask people help you practice or record yourself to review your body language, word choice, and tone.
    • Need a Pep Talk?
      • Come to walk-in advising for brief pointers
    •  Want to Practice with a Career Advisor?
      • Call and schedule an appointment for a Mock Interview
    • Practice on your own with BigInterviewonline mock interview tool.