The Gabor Junior Interview Series
The Junior Interview Series prepares students for the real-world job interview, fostering well-rounded people skills.
Maclay helps students excel in the classroom and be prepared to graduate and enter the real world. One of the tools we provide students is confidence - confidence in their ability to communicate and impress.
Every spring, 11th graders are required to participate in the Maclay Signature Program: The Gabor Junior Interview Series. The Junior Interview Series pairs real world professionals with Maclay juniors for several mock scholarship or employment interviews. Students receive instruction, training, constructive feedback, and multiple opportunities to showcase and improve their interview skills, all from professionals in our community. From knocking on the door to shaking hands, to eye contact and foot tapping, students learn the proper interview etiquette and hone in on the skills necessary to be successful beyond Maclay.
Though improving interview skills to get the job or college acceptance is the ultimate goal, students are also exposed to workshops on how to craft resumes and highlight their academic excellence and extracurricular involvement.