Carmen High ninth-graders learn from mock interviews

Posted at 11:53 AM, Mar 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-28 13:31:10-04
Some local Carmen High school Students are preparing to learn what it's like to interview in the real world.
Organizers say mock interviews are a huge success because they teach students how to make eye contact, articulate and be clear.
"It's kind of like speed dating," said Bevin Christie, the director for career readiness.
Preparing students like Angel Rocha for success.
"I want to pursue a career in criminology; I want to make Milwaukee a better place, I think it's putting us ahead of the game," said Rocha.
Each freshman got a chance to do at least two 10 minute interviews, the interviewers are all volunteers in Milwaukee’s business community and very rewarding for Fiesha Bell because she's making a difference in the lives of those who will enter our workforce in the future.
"I think it makes our students more confident when they get to do things like this," said Bell.
"I think it takes a little bit of the fear out of it as well as just building their confidence that they can apply for jobs and have a resume that they'll continue to build upon in high school," said Christie.
"Carmen High School will be hosting two more mock interviews this school year, if you would like to volunteer there’s more information on how you can help out, click here.
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