Successful STEM Ambassador Activities

Mock Interviews

STEM Ambassadors can become interviewers for your ‘Mock Interviews’ for students. Don’t take our word for it this teacher used STEM Ambassadors and found them a fantastic free resource:

“I would like to give my sincere thanks and appreciation for arranging for all the STEM ambassadors to volunteer their time and expertise to support our school’s ‘Practice Interview Day’. In doing so they have made a valuable contribution to our school’s Careers Education and Information, Advice and Guidance programme.

All volunteers turned up promptly and were extremely passionate about their sector. The day proved to be highly successful, with 174 pupils having been interviewed. All pupils involved in the day spoke very positively about what they had learnt and of the people they spoke to.

Our Headteacher even commended the day as;

'...the best we have ever had - the support from outside organisations was amazing'.

It has already helped to guide and focus many of the pupils into the careers they would like to pursue in the future. From the feedback received from the pupils it was been a crucial part of their learning of the world of work.
Here are a few words from the students:

‘To speak clearly and listen to the questions properly before answering’
‘Be confident about your strengths and abilities’

‘It taught me that I’m not that bad as I think at interviews’

‘The ability to communicate with people in a professional manner’

‘How to make a good impression – GCSE’s start your career path’

‘… to be positive’

All of the volunteers were enthusiastic and committed to the role of the interviewer and their line of work. Following on from this, I do hope we can work together again in the future.”

To request Ambassadors email stemambassador@contacts.bham.ac.uk To see a model of how this activity works and other popular activities, discover what STEM Ambassadors can do.