Training for Interviews in English

Ects : 3

Enseignant responsable :

  • HELEN EINSARGUEIX

Volume horaire : 18

Description du contenu de l'enseignement :

This English as a foreign language course not only attempts to improve the students' fluency in English but also explores the attitudes and expectations of a cross-cultural American and English job interview in finance. Rather than inculcating a litany of identical and stereotypical answers to interview questions, it will focus on revealing the personality and character of the candidate. Each student hones his English story-telling skills so as to persuasively communicate the singular passion and enthusiasm that drive him and make a memorable impression on the jury.

Course outline

A pragmatic and empirical approach that gives students ample opportunity to define themselves along the following lines, using self assessments and pragmatic hands on exercices:

  • Tell me about yourself
  • Emotion, passion & enthusiasm
  • Brick walls & success stories
  • Cross cultural experience
  • Brain teasers
  • Mock Interviews & group exercise preparation
  • The virtual meeting
  • Technical knowledge of the industry
  • Group and individual presentation preparation
Coefficient : 1.5

Compétence à acquérir :

Understanding the expectations of international recruiters, themselves and the body langage.

Mode de contrôle des connaissances :

The final exam is a presentation on a specific subject that will be given 3 weeks in advance and will measure the students' proficiency in English as well as their ability to present themselves in a professional capacity.