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Interview Prep

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The best way to interview effectively is to prepare ahead of time.

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Below are five steps to get started on preparing.

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Five Steps

  1. Know yourself and the organization: Review the job description and determine which of your skills and experiences are relevant to the position. Learn about the organization by reviewing their website, Glassdoor, Linkedin, and press releases.
  2. Prepare for common questions: Check out our list of sample interview questions. Learn about how to answer questions by reviewing How to Answer the 31 Most Common Interview Questions.
  3. Practice makes perfect: Practice interviewing using Big Interview. Big Interview provides training curriculum and video practice to help you improve your interview skills.
  4. Formulate your questions: Consider what is important to you in your career, work culture, and what you want to learn in your next opportunity. Read Any Questions? What to Ask in an Interview.
  5. Know where you're interviewing: If the interview is in person, confirm you know where you're meeting the employer. If it is a virtual meeting, find a quiet place to meet. CareerEd provides interview rooms for student use. To reserve a room, complete this interview room request form
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Check Out Big Interview

Use Big Interview to prepare for job, internship, and graduate school interviews! Big Interview provides training curriculum and video practice to help you improve your interview skills.