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Interview Practice

Schedule a practice interview with a Peer Career Advisor to get in-person interview practice. Interviews typically last one hour.


  • One-on-one recorded interview session.
  • Immediate feedback and evaluation.

Remember to:

  • Bring a copy of your resume to the interview.
  • Wear professional attire. (Encouraged but not mandatory)
  • Show up a few minutes early.

To schedule a practice interview, call 865-974-5435. Cancellations should be made at least 24 hours in advance.

*Practice interviews for class assignments will not be given during finals week. It is your responsibility to get your practice interview completed in a timely fashion, which meets your instructor’s deadline.

Big Interview

Big Interview is an online system that allows you to practice your interview skills from anywhere online as long as you have access to a webcam. Big Interview creates a realistic interview experience where you are asked challenging questions that are similar to what you maybe asked in a real job interview. You can use Big Interview whenever you want, and as often as you want to prepare for any employment opportunity. Please note that if you don’t have a webcam, you can schedule a time to use the program at the Center for Career Development & Academic Exploration in the Student Union, Level 2.