Excellent interview skills can follow students through their entire lifetimes and become one of the greatest assets they can have. The following are some tips to improve the interview process and bring a student’s skills to the highest level possible.
Get the details about your interview
The key to a successful interview is preparation. Be sure that you can answer these questions:
Learn about the organization hosting the interview
Write down 3-5 facts about the organization. Visit the organization’s Web site to find information such as:
Anticipate questions and be sure you have answers
Prepare questions to ask the interview committee
Asking questions indicates a higher level of interest. Here are some questions you might consider posing:
General rules of thumb for students:
Things you may not know:
Finally, always send a thank you note or thank you email a few days after the interview.
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