Tips for Virtual Interview Recordings

Black History Month hybrid event “Living for the Future: Health and Wellness for Sustainable Living” on Tuesday, February 22, 2022, at the ACC Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation Center (TRHT).

Things to Know about the Virtual Interview Format

  • Plan for a 30 minutes session
  • Feel free to ask questions.
  • Look at your interviewer’s eyes, not the microphone.
  • Be yourself; you can laugh or even cry with your interviewer.
  • Emotional questions like “how does this make you feel?” often elicit thoughtful responses. Don’t be afraid to answer truthfully.
  • Be curious and honest.
  • Remember, your interviewer will likely take notes while you’re talking. They will also keep time and monitor audio.

After the Recording

  • You’ll be asked to send a high-resolution photo.
  • You will be sent a digital copy for download after your recording is archived.

Questions to Guide Your Conversation

  • When did you move to Austin?
  • What brought you to ACC?
  • Who was the most influential person during your time at ACC?
  • What is your passion? How did ACC help you pursue this?
  • What do you value most and why?
  • How does ACC fit into your values?
  • What were some memorable moments of your time at ACC?
  • Can you think of any funny stories from your ACC journey?
  • How would you describe ACC?
  • Why do you want to share your story today?

Story recording scheduling requests are now closed.