Nevada State High School in need of volunteers to conduct mock interviews for students

Business professionals, interviewers needed April 6, 7, 9

HENDERSON, Nev. – At a high school where college courses are a standard part of the curriculum, it’s only natural for the students to be well-prepared for job interviews and life after college. Nevada State High School will be conducting mock job interviews for its students to help them improve and develop interviewing skills Tuesday, April 6, Wednesday, April 7, and Friday, April 9.

Nevada State High School is looking for individuals and business professionals who are familiar with the interview process to give mock interviews and to offer advice to its students.

“Our students and other applicants are missing job opportunities because of weak interviewing techniques,” said Dr. John Hawk, executive director for Nevada State High School.  “As a school we are dedicated to preparing our students for college and ‘real life’ experiences by teaching them strong interviewing techniques.”

The individuals needed for the mock interviews will help grade the students’ interviewing skills and offer advice on how they can improve. The interviews will take place Tuesday and Wednesday, April 6 and 7, at 7:45-10 a.m.; 9:45 a.m.-noon; and 12:45-3 p.m. Friday. April 9, interviews will take place from 7:45 -10 a.m., 9:45 a.m. –noon, 11:45 a.m.-2 p.m. All interviews will take place at Nevada State High School – located at 112 S. Water Street in the Wells Fargo Building in downtown Henderson.

Interested individuals can contact Bret Sibley at 702-953-2604 or at sibleyb1@earlycollegenv.com to volunteer.

Current sophomores and juniors enrolled at Clark County public and private schools are eligible to apply to NSHS to begin classes fall 2010. Once accepted into the school, NSHS works with students on their college curriculum and personally enrolls students into college courses that work together with their respective CCSD high school coursework in order for students to receive dual credit for both high school and college courses. NSHS also works with students to keep them active in their zoned high school’s extracurricular activities to ensure that students don’t miss out on traditional high school experiences. Since opening its doors, NSHS has graduated more than 300 students.

For more information on Nevada State High School call 702-953-2600 or visit www.earlycollegenv.com.

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