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Big Interview

Big Interview for UMass Dartmouth students

Behavioral question preparation

Using the Situation, Task, Action, Result (STAR) technique, students can craft compelling stories that highlight their experiences and skills, even if those experiences occurred outside the interviewing country.

Feedback for improvement

The automated feedback system can highlight areas of improvement, allowing students to work on specific aspects of their interview technique, be it body language, tone, or content.

Resume and cover letter guidance

Crafting a resume that aligns with the expectations of employers can be challenging. Big Interview's tools can guide students in presenting their qualifications and experiences in a manner that resonates with potential employers.

Networking and informational interview preparation

Beyond job interviews, the platform can also prepare students for informational interviews – a valuable tool for students to network and learn about industries of interest.

Confidence building

Familiarity breeds confidence. By practicing repeatedly in a simulated environment, students can enter real interviews with increased confidence and poise.

To create a Big Interview Account

  1. Go to Big Interview
  2. Click "Register" button, upper right of the screen.
  3. Using your UMassD email address, create an account.
  4. Follow any additional instructions to activate your account.
  5. Now you can start practicing your interview skills!

If you've already created a UMass Dartmouth account: Log in

Are you an International Student? Here's how Big Interview can help you!

Cultural acclimatization

International students often face cultural differences in interview settings. Big Interview's mock sessions can help them understand the nuances and expectations of interviews in different countries, particularly in the U.S.

Language and communication practice

For those whose first language isn't English, practicing with Big Interview can improve their fluency, pronunciation, and clarity, ensuring they communicate effectively during real interviews.

Understanding visa and work authorization queries

International students often face questions about their work authorization or visa status. Big Interview can help them prepare concise and clear answers to these often tricky questions.

Confidence building

Familiarity breeds confidence. By practicing repeatedly in a simulated environment, international students can enter real interviews with increased confidence and poise.

Access to a Global Question Library: International students can benefit from the diverse range of questions available on the platform, preparing them

Summary

By leveraging Big Interview's comprehensive features, international students can effectively navigate the unique challenges they face in the global job market, enhancing their chances of securing meaningful employment opportunities.

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