Volunteer at University Speed Mock Interview Events

Professional engineers, professional geoscientists, and Human Resources professionals are invited to participate in a "speed-dating" format event, where you will ask students an interview question, listen to the response, and provide feedback to help the student improve their interviewing skills.

Applications are accepted all year. Volunteers that apply in advance will be contacted when the next events have been scheduled.

Events Requiring Volunteers

EdmontonSeptember 12 and 16, 2019University of Alberta
CalgaryFall 2019University of Calgary

Volunteer Position Description

Reporting Structure 

Reports to:

  • Debbie Closson, Northern Alberta University Coordinator
  • Becky Ferguson, Southern Alberta University Coordinator


Speak with a variety of students to offer insight about interview techniques.

Skills and Qualifications

  • P.Eng., P.Geo., or Human Resources professional
  • Experience in reviewing resumes in a professional hiring capacity
  • Willingness to share your knowledge and experience with young people
  • Comfortable speaking with students

Average Time Commitment

2-3 hours on a weeknight in September, October, January, or February.

Orientation and Training

  • At-home reading will be provided prior to the event
  • Instructions will be given before the event begins


  • Provide interview advice and networking opportunities to university students
  • Experience a fun and rewarding event
  • Develop communication skills
  • Earn credits for CPD (Continuing Professional Development)
  • Volunteer appreciation


Refreshments will be provided.

For more information, email the Volunteer Management Coordinator at [email protected].