4-H Interview Contest Registration
2019 Interview Contest Registration Form Link:
Interview Contest Information
INFORMATION ABOUT THE 4-H INTERVIEW CONTEST & 2019 JOB DESCRIPTIONS
4-H INTERVIEW CONTEST 2019
WHEN? Saturday, February 9, 2019. Contest will be taking place during the ABA Extravaganza.
WHERE? Willows Intermediate School, 1145 West Cedar Street, Willows
WHO? Any 4-H member may participate in the 4-H Interview Contest in the Junior Division (9-10 years old), Intermediate Division (11-13 years old) or Senior Division (14-19 years old) as of December 31, 2018.
HOW? Online registration at: http://ucanr.edu/survey/survey.cfm?surveynumber=26223.
Online registration only. Registration deadline is Monday, January 28, 2019. No late registrations will be allowed. No day-of registration will be allowed. You will be contacted after January 28th with an estimated time of your interview. Interviews will begin at 10:30 a.m. and will be every 15 minutes. Limited to 10 participants. Only 4-H youth participants will be allowed in the interview area.
WHAT IS IT?
? The Interview Contest is a popular event that gives 4-H members an opportunity to practice the real-life skills needed to apply for a job. Participants prepare a resume and cover letter for a job they choose from the job descriptions listed in the State 4-H Interview Contest Booklet. Evaluators evaluate their performance during a mock interview and give constructive feedback using a standard evaluation rubric.
? Participants are encouraged to review the tips, interview questions, judging rubrics and supporting materials provided in the California State 4-H Interview Contest Manual.
? Interview Contest participants must do the following:
- Choose a job: Choose one of the three jobs listed in your age category. Make sure to review the full job descriptions.
- Develop a resume: Include real-life experiences (education, work, activities, etc.) that demonstrate your qualifications for the job selected.
- Write a cover letter: Your cover letter should explain why you should be considered for the job selected.
- Dress appropriately: Appropriate dress includes 4-H uniform or attire appropriate for a job interview as outlined in the Interview Contest Manual and California 4-H Dress Guidelines.
AWARDS? Award for the top winner in division! Awards will be announced by Monday, February 11, 2019.