Mock interviews

Honing young people’s interview techniques

Drawing on our members’ experience of being interviewed for university or a job and, in the course of their careers, interviewing others, we offer school leavers a 20-minute ‘mock interview’ with a further 10-minute review of their performance.

Our members have also given mock interviews to participants on The Prince’s Trust’s 12-week programme designed to help 16-23-year-olds make something of their lives.

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‘Something the school cannot teach them’

Finding a business idea and pitching it to three successful business people was the challenge set to Year 6 at High Beeches Junior School. Rotary in Harpenden provided the initial funding to teams, all of which are invited to run their businesses at this year’s school summer ‘Feastival’.

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Young photographers score with their ‘rebuilding’ shots

Our young photographers fared well in both the Harpenden heat of the Rotary Young Photographers Competition, and in the ensuing district level competition for Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire. They were asked to produce an image on the theme of ‘rebuilding’, which called for a stretch of imaginations. Our entrants did not disappoint!

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Tara wins the ‘Service above Self’ award

Tara Conway-Shah of Roundwood Park School is this year’s winner of the Bill Hewetson Memorial Prize and Rotary Young Citizen Award. The awards recognise a young person’s achievements in the spirit of the Rotary motto Service above Self.

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