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Practice interviews

Career and Professional Development supports your preparation for success for any type of career-related interview, including interviewing for experience during college, a post-graduation job, a scholarship, or admission to graduate or professional school. We encourage you to use our interviewing skills guide to prepare for both practice and real interviews.

We offer you two practice interview options, described in comparison below.

Two practice interview options:

Appointment with an advisor

InterviewStream online tool

What: Practice interview with an advisor.
Followed by self-evaluation and feedback from the advisor.
Web-based interview practice.
Use a webcam to record your interview.
Review and feedback options. Learn more.
For whom: Current Virginia Tech students only. Anyone with a Virginia Tech email address.
When: By appointment during business hours. Any time 24/7/365. Unlimited use. Learn more and log in.
Time needed: 30-minute appointments for undergraduate and master's students.
60-minute appointments for Ph.D. students.
Allow 30 minutes. You can spend more time if you like.
Where: By phone, zoom, or in person at Smith Career Center. Wherever you have Internet and webcam.
Schedule: Schedule an appointment. No appointment needed. Use any time 24/7/365.
Learn more and log in.
You must use your email address when you register.
Groups / classes: Not for group and class assignments.
Faculty and staff: please see group/class assignments for practice interviews.
Ideal for group and class assignments.
Review and feedback options.
Required that students use? No. No.