Interviews and assessment centres

If you have reached this stage of the recruitment and selection process - well done!  You have successfully demonstrated that you meet the employer requirements through writing an effective application, CV and covering letter and/or passing the psychometric test.  

Interviews

For a useful overview of the interview process, how to prepare, make the right impression and respond to difficult questions, click here.

Get an employer insight

We have organised more than 100 careers events taking place across LUMS during Michaelmas Term. Browse and book a place on one of our employer-led workshops to understand why and how interviews are used and learn how employers assess and evaluate a candidate's performance.

Access specialist resources

Come to the LUMS Careers Team Office, A23 to borrow useful books and DVDs that will guide you through the process. Also, your careers team are always interested to learn about your progress so pop in and let us know you have an interview!

You can also access our online campus-only resources which will help you understand how employers prepare and structure their interviews. They also provide examples of preferred interview questions along with potentially suitable responses.

Experience an interview

Should you wish to arrange a mock or practice interview, please email the relevant LUMS Careers Team adviser who would be happy to book an appointment with you. You will have the opportunity to experience an interview, critically reflect upon your performance and gain some valuable feedback for your learning and development.

Assessment centres

Assessment centres are commonly used among the large global recruiters during the selection process. If you have made it to this stage - well done! This stage is all about selecting the best person for the job and an opportunity to further demonstrate your workplace skills.

For a useful overview of the assessment centre process, how to prepare, what to expect and the range of activities, visit Prospects and Target Jobs.

Experience a mock assessment centre

We have organised more than 100 careers events taking place across LUMS during Michaelmas Term. Browse and book a place on one of our employer-led workshops to learn how employers assess and evaluate a candidate's performance during an assessment centre. Experience some typical activities and exercises and identify your key strengths and areas for development in a safe and stimulating learning environment. This will give you the LUMS advantage.

If you would like to discuss an upcoming assessment centre or have attended a few assessment centres and would like to discuss any aspect of your experience and/or perormance, please email the relevant LUMS Careers Team adviser who would be happy to book an appointment with you.

Access specialist resources

Come to the LUMS Careers Team Office, A23 to borrow useful books and DVDs that will guide you through the assessment centre process. Also, your careers team are always interested to learn about your progress so pop in and let us know you have an assessment centre!

You can also access our online campus-only resources which will help you understand how employers conduct, assess and evaluate candidates as well as watch and learn more about candidates undertaking an assessment centre with a graduate employer.