Interviewing

ACING THE JOB INTERVIEW

Learn how to prepare for an interview, review some common interview questions, and outline steps to follow-up after an interview to help you be prepared to land your next job or internship.

ALL-DAY INTERVIEWS FOR JOBS, INTERNSHIPS, AND CO-OPS

Learn more about all-day interviews; how to prepare, what to expect the day of, and other tips and tricks!

PHONE INTERVIEWS

Phone interviews pose their own unique challenges, including your inability to read non-verbal communication. Take time to prepare for your phone interview by watching this video!

HOW TO SHAKE A HAND

Think you've perfected your handshake? Getting it right is not as easy as you may think. Watch this video to make sure!

GROUP INTERVIEWS

Learn more about what group interviews entail, different group interview formats, and tips and tricks to stand out in a group interview.

VIRTUAL INTERVIEWS: ONLINE ASSESSMENTS

Whether you have an online assessment to complete soon or are just wondering what one entails, this video is for you!

VIRTUAL INTERVIEWS: ONE-WAY AUTOMATED

Whether you have a one-way automated interview coming up or are just wondering what exactly one entails, this video is for you!

USING THE STAR METHOD

The STAR method provides a framework for answering behavioral interviewing questions, which are typically used by employers across all industries. Watch to learn how to use the STAR Method.

VERBAL COMMUNICATION

Watch this video to learn tips and tricks on the different aspects of verbal communication that could greatly impact your interview.

NEGOTIATING THE OFFER

After you complete an interview, it can sometimes feel like the pressure is off as you wait for an offer. But what do you do when the offer comes? Watch this video for tips on what to do once you receive an offer.

GRADUATE SCHOOL INTERVIEW: "TELL ME ABOUT YOURSELF"

This video will help you start thinking about what questions to ask the interviewer at the end of your job or internship interview. This video also includes tips on how to develop your questions and how many questions to ask.

NON-VERBAL COMMUNICATION

Non-verbal communication is the exchange of visual cues. In an interview, body language, facial expressions, and eye contact have a big impact on the interviewer's perception of your competence and professionalism.

HOW TO ANSWER, "WHAT IS YOUR GREATEST STRENGTH?"

In many interviews, you will be asked about your strengths. What should you say and how should you develop your answer to demonstrate that you're a strong candidate?

PREPARING FOR THE JOB, INTERNSHIP, OR CO-OP INTERVIEW

Watch this video for an overview of some steps you can take to prepare for your next job, internship, or co-op interview.

QUESTIONS FOR THE JOB, INTERNSHIP, OR CO-OP INTERVIEWER

This video will help you start thinking about what questions to ask the interviewer at the end of your job or internship interview. This video also includes tips on how to develop your questions and how many questions to ask.

VIRTUAL INTERVIEWS: TWO-WAY LIVE

Watch this video to learn about tips and tricks to successfully complete two-way live virtual interviews (ex. Skype, FaceTime, etc.).

HOW TO ANSWER "TELL ME ABOUT YOURSELF"

Walking into an interview, one of the most common questions you can expect to be asked is "Tell me about yourself." But, what do you say?

HOW TO ANSWER, "WHAT IS YOUR GREATEST WEAKNESS?"

What should you say and how should you develop your answer when you're asked questions about your strengths? Watch for some tips!

ELECTING NOT TO SHAKE HANDS IN A PROFESSIONAL SETTING

Maybe you don't shake hands for religious, cultural, or health reasons. This video covers a couple of different approaches for not shaking hands during a job interview.

BIG INTERVIEW

Oral/Written Communications: Articulate thoughts and ideas clearly and effectively in written and oral forms to persons inside and outside of the organization. The individual has public speaking skills; is able to express ideas to others; and can write/edit memos, letters, and complex technical reports clearly and effectively.

Digital Technology: Leverage existing digital technologies ethically and efficiently to solve problems, complete tasks, and accomplish goals. The individual demonstrates effective adaptability to new and emerging technologies.

Career Management: Identify and articulate one's skills, strengths, knowledge, and experiences relevant to the position desired and career goals, and identify areas necessary for professional growth. The individual is able to navigate and explore job options, understands and can take the steps necessary to pursue opportunities, and understands how to self-advocate for opportunities in the workplace.

Big Interview allows you to learn interviewing skills and practice your interview answer content in order to help you ace your next interview. Learn how to get started!

HOW TO DRESS FOR AN INTERVIEW

Oral/Written Communications: Articulate thoughts and ideas clearly and effectively in written and oral forms to persons inside and outside of the organization. The individual has public speaking skills; is able to express ideas to others; and can write/edit memos, letters, and complex technical reports clearly and effectively.

Career Management: Identify and articulate one's skills, strengths, knowledge, and experiences relevant to the position desired and career goals, and identify areas necessary for professional growth. The individual is able to navigate and explore job options, understands and can take the steps necessary to pursue opportunities, and understands how to self-advocate for opportunities in the workplace.

Global/Intercultural Fluency: Value, respect, and learn from diverse cultures, races, ages, genders, sexual orientations, and religions. The individual demonstrates, openness, inclusiveness, sensitivity, and the ability to interact respectfully with all people and understand individuals differences.

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HOW TO TIE A TIE

Professionalism/Work Ethic: Demonstrate personal accountability and effective work habits, e.g., punctuality, working productively with others, and time workload management, and understand the impact of non-verbal communication on professional work image. The individual demonstrates integrity and ethical behavior, acts responsibly with the interests of the larger community in mind, and is able to learn from his/her mistakes.

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ACING THE GRADUATE SCHOOL INTERVIEW

Critical Thinking/Problem Solving: Exercise sound reasoning to analyze issues, make decisions, and overcome problems. The individual is able to obtain, interpret, and use knowledge, facts, and data in this process, and may demonstrate originality and inventiveness.

Oral/Written Communications: Articulate thoughts and ideas clearly and effectively in written and oral forms to persons inside and outside of the organization. The individual has public speaking skills; is able to express ideas to others; and can write/edit memos, letters, and complex technical reports clearly and effectively.

Career Management: Identify and articulate one's skills, strengths, knowledge, and experiences relevant to the position desired and career goals, and identify areas necessary for professional growth. The individual is able to navigate and explore job options, understands and can take the steps necessary to pursue opportunities, and understands how to self-advocate for opportunities in the workplace.

After you complete an interview, it can sometimes feel like the pressure is off as you wait for an offer. But what do you do when the offer comes? Watch this video for tips on what to do once you receive an offer.

PANEL INTERVIEW

Watch this video to learn more about panel interviews, how to interact with multiple interviewers simultaneously, and tips and tricks for the interview.

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CASE INTERVIEWS

Watch to learn what a case interview is, information about different types of case interviews, and tips and tricks to successfully answer case interview questions.

STAR METHOD

Critical Thinking/Problem Solving: Exercise sound reasoning to analyze issues, make decisions, and overcome problems. The individual is able to obtain, interpret, and use knowledge, facts, and data in this process, and may demonstrate originality and inventiveness.

Oral/Written Communications: Articulate thoughts and ideas clearly and effectively in written and oral forms to persons inside and outside of the organization. The individual has public speaking skills; is able to express ideas to others; and can write/edit memos, letters, and complex technical reports clearly and effectively.

Career Management: Identify and articulate one's skills, strengths, knowledge, and experiences relevant to the position desired and career goals, and identify areas necessary for professional growth. The individual is able to navigate and explore job options, understands and can take the steps necessary to pursue opportunities, and understands how to self-advocate for opportunities in the workplace.

The STAR method provides a framework for answering behavioral interviewing questions, which are typically used by employers across all industries. Watch to learn how to use the STAR Method.