An employer will invite you for an interview if they believe that you have the skills to succeed at their company. The goal of the interview is to conﬁrm if you are a good ﬁt for the position and the company’s culture.
No two job or internship searches will look exactly alike. In creating your search strategy, you’ll want to build in time for research, planning, polishing your professional image, and relationship-building, in addition to applying, interviewing, and following up.
After rounds of interviews, an employer may consider hiring you and ask for references from your former supervisors. What exactly is a reference? Who should you ask? How do you ask? Here are some insights into securing yourself a strong reference.
As an experienced job candidate, it’s important to comfortably and ﬂuently describe how your experience, accomplishments, and career goals match the expectation and needs of the employer. Here are key steps to help you brush up on your interviewing skills.
A case interview is the analysis of a business question. Unlike most other interview questions, it is an interactive process. Your interviewer will present you with a business problem and ask for your opinion. Your job is to ask the interviewer logical questions that enable you to make detailed recommendations.
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By Leslie Findling & Pete Bridge In May, we took a trip to the West Coast to attend the 2019 URx Conference: Better Together , which connected career services teams with university recruiters...Read more
Sometimes employers decide to host more informal conversations to get to know you, your background, and provide information to you as a candidate such as company culture, job and internship opportunities.Read more
We are excited to offer you Big Interview, an online interview practice platform that will help you prepare for interviews and gain confidence in your skills. We are launching our inaugural year of service with the interview prep system this December.Read more
Writing or speaking to your audience is the key to crafting persuasive application materials and sharing your story effectively in interviews and networking interactions. In this second installment of Humanities Skills for the Job Search, we’re talking about how to use your understanding of audience to begin crafting a persuasive pitch.Read more
Dear, CCE, I went through on-campus interviewing and did not get a job. What do I do now? Dear Student, Don’t panic! On-campus interviewing is simply one way to get a job. The vast majority of...Read more
This September we hosted our Software/Tech Practice Interview Night to help future software engineers prepare to ace their interviews. We hosted over twenty students for a whiteboarding session with professionals working in the industry. Students were able to hear feedback on their approach and execution, and gain a real sense of what a technical interview looks and feels like.Read more
Dear CCE, I’m about to start my internship. Even though I went through the interview process, I’m not really sure what’s expected of me. What do I do? Dear Student, Congratulations on your internship...Read more