Applying For Positions
While employers may differ in their requirements, most will require a resume. A cover letter expands upon your interest in the position and a personal interview allows you to verbalize your qualifications. Career Services has many resources to help you.
The interview is the employer’s opportunity to assess your fit for the position and the organization.
Increasingly, employers use phone interviews as an initial screening interview. Speak clearly and slowly in order to be understood.
These two videos offer additional suggestions:
On-line Video Interviews
Some employers use video or video conferencing for interviews. Make sure the technology works well prior to the interview so the interview can focus on the content.
This video offer additional suggestions:
Students may benefit from a simulated job interview.
- Ask friends to practice with you. Sample questions available here.
- Schedule an appointment with Career Services staff for a mock interview.
- Use Interview Stream to have a simulated on-line video based interview. Access videos of interview tips and select from thousands of interview questions. A webcam is required to respond. InterviewStream mobile app can also be found on your devices app store for Apple and Android devices. Students can then review their recorded responses.