On-Campus interviews and information sessions
The best way to prepare for a job interview is to practice. Learn more about how the Career Center can help you practice your interview skills and prepare for in-person, panel, telephone, or Skype interviews.
Sample interview questions
Interview questions are designed to help an employer learn as much as possible about you in a very short time. Questions can fall into a number of categories including personal goals and accomplishments, self-assessment, educational and work experiences, relationships with people, and life/career expectations. See some examples of interview questions.
Informational interviews are designed to allow you to learn more about a possible career path by talking to professionals who are currently working in the field. Learn more about informational interviews.
Behavior-based interviews are based upon the theory that your past behavior and performance will predict how you will behave and perform in a similar situation in the future. Learn more about behavior-based questions and how to prepare.
Preparing your unique 30-second commercial.
Preparing your 30-second commercial, or what we often call an 'Elevator pitch', will help you answer that dreaded interview question "Tell me something about yourself." This helpful video will give you tips on preparing and practicing your unique 30 second interview response!
Skype and video interviews
Meal interview etiquette
Employers may want to see you in a more social setting to see how you act, particularly if the job you are interviewing for requires that you dine with clients and/or supervisors. Learn more about proper dinner etiquette.
Dress for success
In interviewing and networking situations, your attire represents you as a professional. Dressing appropriately for the organization shows you understand the culture of that organization.