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Interview Skills

What Career Resources Can Help Me?
Developing a cover letter is an important step in the process of you applying for a job or internship as well as applying for admissions to other colleges/universities and scholarships.

An interview is a formal usually prearranged meeting with an employer for a conversation that includes questions and critiqued answers for the purpose of assessing your qualifications as an applicant for a position or opportunity.

An interview is an opportunity for you to demonstrate your talents and discuss your qualifications with a potential employer. Sometimes the interview may be conducted by one person or a panel of many people, who ask you questions and then critique your answers.

Often, you may be interviewing for an opportunity that multiple candidates are also be interviewing for as well. Thus, your goal during the interview should be to make yourself professionally memorable and to set yourself a part as the best qualified candidate.

You may begin to develop interview skills by looking at these important concepts:

  • Attire
  • Appearance
  • Materials (Resume, Cover Letter, Application, Transcripts, Work Examples, Portfolio, etc.)
  • Communication and Interaction
  • Common Interview Questions
  • What To Do Before, During, and After the Interview
  • Research the Employer, College/University, or Opportunity

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