Career Services and Tools
As a Milton Hershey School alum, you have access to career support services. Use these resources to start—or restart—your career.
Milton Hershey School has partnered with Big Interview to offer students and alumni a free training system that features a new and innovative way to help you prepare more effectively for a job interview.
Big Interview is an online system that combines training AND practice to help you improve your interview techniques and build your confidence.
Big Interview offers a variety of tools including:
- Mock video interview practice and recording tool
- Written and video curriculum covering the entire job search and interview process
- Practice answering interview questions with the STAR technique
- Ability to share videos externally or internally for feedback
- Resume creator tool
Resume Resources For College Students
Update your resume and cover letter frequently, especially as your roles and responsibilities change. Be sure to add new experiences and skills you have acquired. Tailor each cover letter to the specific job you are applying for to ensure a strong first impression.
Resume Samples for college students:
If you’re a current college student or college alumni, take advantage of your college’s career services office resources in addition to resources at Milton Hershey School.
Resume Resources for Experienced Professionals
The Balance Careers: 5 Steps to Improve Your Resume
Big Interview offers a Resume Builder Tool. Register for free access to Big Interview at https://mhs.biginterview.com/
Looking for help beginning to create your resume? Kickresume https://www.kickresume.com/en/ is a free resource to create your resume
Free Resume Templates from Resume Genius: https://resumegenius.com/resume-templates
Free Resume Templates from Microsoft Word: https://templates.office.com/en-us/resumes-and-cover-letters
Prepare for an Interview
An interviewer will review a list of questions that may arise during an interview or during a scheduled phone meeting. The interviewer will practice the questions to you. Afterwards, you will be presented with feedback on ways to improve your interview skills. You can expect to spend 30 minutes practicing for your interview.
Commonly asked interview questions:
125 Common Interview Questions and Answers (With Tips): https://www.indeed.com/career-advice/interviewing/top-interview-questions-and-answers
100 Common Interview Questions (Includes Behavioral Interview Questions): https://collegegrad.com/tough-interview-questions
15 Phone Interview Questions (With Example Answers): https://www.indeed.com/career-advice/interviewing/phone-interview-questions-and-answers
Top 20 Phone Interview Questions and Answers: https://www.thebalancecareers.com/phone-interview-questions-and-answers-2061217
Big Interview – practice your interview skills: https://mhs.biginterview.com/
Video Interview Guide: Tips for a Successful Interview: https://www.indeed.com/career-advice/interviewing/video-interview-guide
A Video with Video Interview Tips: What to Wear, How to Prepare, and Example Questions from Indeed: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4yANR_GoOk
5 Ways to Ace the Video Interview
Connect with Your Career Services Support Specialist
Connect On LinkedIn
MHS Career Support Specialist Jenifer Benson, is available to provide career support on LinkedIn.
Connect to share information about your career with MHS or to share job opportunities with your employer.