Mock Interviews

By Courtney Tabor-... on Jan 30, 2017

Mock interviews are a great way for students to practice interview skills and build a more thorough understanding of the employment process. By participating in a mock interview, students are practicing skills of responding to and asking appropriate questions, displaying professionalism, and job research. A mock interview is also a great way for instructors to assess students’ skills, motivation, comprehension, and need for growth or support.


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This activity can range in complexity depending on the student’s abilities and needs. Not all students need to practice all of these skills at one time. Try focusing only on professional interview attire, how to learn about a job you are applying for, or even how to give a good handshake. All of these skills are valuable for interviews and a number of other professional and social situations.

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Total Life Learning by Wendy Bridgeo,‎ Beth Caruso,‎ & Mary Zatta

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The Total Life Learning curriculum was developed for students ages 3 to 22 who are blind, visually impaired including those students who have additional disabilities or are deafblind. The focus is on the development of life and career goals that enable student to maximize independence, self-determination, employability, and participation in the community.

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