This activity allows students to practice asking and answering difficult interview questions and practice offering succinct yet insightful responses to questions.
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How do you talk to adults? This activity will allow you to practice interviewing in a game-show format. As you do the activity, think about the following questions:
What did you notice about how responded to these questions?
What made it hard?
What was easy for you?
What are some qualities you feel interviewers are looking for in your responses?
What did you notice appealed to the “judges” in this activity?
This is a game show activity that builds from the internship lessons (ie. First Week on the Job lesson). The lesson is designed to demonstrate how to talk to adults at the workplace? Practice for the break room.
- Explain to participants that in this activity participants will take turns playing a contestant and a host on an Interview Game Show..In each round, there will be 1 host, 3 judges, and 3 contestants.
- The judge will select a question from the 50 Interview Questions Handout.
- Each of the contestants will have 3 minutes to answer the question as best they can.
- The judges will listen to the responses and select the response that they feel would best impress an interviewer, and share why.
- This activity can go a few rounds, until everyone has had a turn to “interview” or you can play one round each day over a few weeks.
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