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UCD Research Skills & Career Development

Forbairt Ghairme & Taighde Scileanna UCD

Mock Interview Panel for Academic Jobs

As a postdoc, you can avail of a mock panel interview where you receive feedback on your interview presentation from the Careers office and relevant academics.

How to do this: Once you have been called to interview, you should identify two suitable PIs who are happy to take part in your interview panel and put them in touch with Naoimh O’Connor in Research Careers who will coordinate the session. You will also need to send the job description and your application to the PIs and naoimh.oconnor@ucd.ie.

The session lasts approx 1 hour - 10mins presentation, 30min interview, 20 min feedback.

Ideal preparation for an academic mock interview:

  • Development one-to-one meeting with Research Careers

  • Interview Skills for Postdocs session, Wed 26th Oct 2016

  • Preparing for academic interviews, Thurs 24th Nov 2016