Preparing for Job Interviews

Years: 1,2,3


One to one consultation with an Employability and Careers Consultant will help you to gain confidence in your ability to perform at interview and manage your verbal and visual impact on others. You will explore what essential preparation you need to carry out before your interview and help you to identify and prepare for questions that you might be asked.  You will also cover techniques to help you manage your thinking and strategies for coping with interview stress and anxiety.

Bookings for workshops are via PhD Manager:

Please click on Calendar (on the left hand side) where all the events are listed.

PhD Manager will hold your booking and attendance records for all Researcher Development activities.


  • Julie Gerrish

    Julie Gerrish is a highly experienced Career Development Consultant with 10 years’ experience in the delivery of high quality careers advice and guidance in Higher Education working with a range of student groups including postgraduates and doctoral researchers. She has professional qualifications in Careers Guidance and Higher Education Practice as well as industry experience in public policy making and stakeholder engagement.  Her professional interests lie in research around career decision making and theoretical processes of careers guidance, as well as the effectiveness of employability interventions within the HE curriculum.

The Vitae Researcher Development Framework

This session maps on to Domain B of the Vitae Framework: Personal effectiveness which includes the sub-domain areas of:

  • B1: Personal qualities
  • B2: Self-management
  • B3: Professional and Career Development
The Vitae Researcher Development Framework