Interviews

What should you wear to an interview? What questions should you ask? Do you have to send a thank-you note? We’re here to help you be prepared and get the job or internship that’s right for you.

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What You Should Do

Research

Research the organization and incorporate what you know into your responses. Tell the interviewer something they didn’t think you’d know!

Review the job

Review the responsibilities and make sure you can match your experiences and skills to what is required.

Tailor your resume to reflect the position description.

Review your resume

Be prepared to discuss experiences and projects that are on your resume.

Brainstorm

Think of possible questions with your responses on an index card. 

Practice

Practice makes perfect! Practice your responses out loud.

Dress

Think "sharp, but conservative." Choose a classic blazer, dress shirt and pants or skirt.

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Practice Your Interviews

Create a practice interview session on InterviewStreaman online video interviewing tool, and practice at home.

What You Should Wear

Jackets

Shirts

Pants

Shoes

Map Out Directions Ahead of Time

Take the time before your interview, to get directions and even practice finding your interview location. There's nothing worse than looking sharp but showing up late because you got lost on the way to the interview.

Interviewing with Employers On Campus

Interview with an employer right in 259 Capen Hall. Need to know how to find an on campus interview slot?

Discover which employers are interviewing on campus in Bullseye powered by Handshake.

Learn New Skills at Upcoming Workshops

Get professional advice for writing your resume, interviewing, finding a job and so much more at our popular “skillshops.”

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If you don't see a workshop (skillshop) for you and have an idea for one, book a workshop.