INTERVIEWING SKILLS

  • Program: Career Development Services
  • Course: Interviewing Skills
  • Course #: CCDS1020
  • Total Credits: 1

Course Description

Preparing for a job interview could very well be one of the most important moments of a career search. This course will help students sharpen interviewing skills such as open-ended questioning, active listening, and reading body language - all essential in a variety of interview situations. Just a little preparation and thought ahead of time can have wondrous effects on interviewing skills. This course will provide an in-depth analysis of the interviewing process.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Prepare for an interview
Explain interview styles
Identify interview question types and appropriate responses
Demonstrate appropriate nonverbal behavior for an interview
Identify nonverbal cues within an interview
Perform interview follow-up procedures

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Qualifying score on writing assessment test OR ENGL0930, qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0921, and successful completion of CCSD1040 strongly recommended
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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