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Typical  Interview Questions That May Be Asked Of You

(You should go over these and have answers to them)

  • What are your long-range and short-range goals and objectives, when and why did you establish these goals, and how are you preparing yourself to achieve them?
  • What do you see yourself doing five years from now?
  • What are your long-range career objectives?
  • What do you consider to be your greatest strengths and weaknesses?
  • In what ways do you think you can make a contribution to our company?
  • Why did you choose the career for which you are preparing?
  • How do you plan to achieve your career goals?
  • What are the most important rewards you expect in your career?
  • What do you expect to be earning in five years?
  • Which is more important to you, the money or the type of job?
  • How would you describe yourself?
  • How do you think a friend who knows you well would describe you?
  • What motivates you to put forth your greatest effort?
  • How has your education prepared you for a career?
  • What qualifications do you have that make you think you will succeed?
  • How do you determine or evaluate success?
  • What do you think it takes to be successful in a company like ours?
  • What qualities should a successful manager possess?
  • Describe the ideal relationship between a supervisor and a subordinate?
  • What two accomplishments have given you the most satisfaction? Why?
  • Describe your most rewarding college experience?
  • If you were hiring for this position, what qualities would you look for?
  • Why did you select your college or university?
  • What led you to choose your field of major study?
  • What academic subjects did you like best? Least?
  • Do you enjoy independent research?
  • If you could do so, would you plan your academic study differently?
  • What changes would you make in your college or university?
  • Are your grades are a good indication of your academic achievement?
  • What have you learned from participation in extracurricular activities?
  • Do you have plans for continued study?
  • In what kind of a work environment are you most comfortable?
  • How do you work under pressure?
  • In what part-time or summer jobs have you been most interested?
  • How would you describe the ideal job for you following graduation?
  • Why did you decide to seek a position with this company?
  • What do you know about our company?
  • What two or three things are most important to you in your job?
  • Are you seeking employment in a company of a certain size? Why?

-Click here for Interview Questions and Answers from About.com

-Click here for interviewing questions from Career Confidential

-Click here for 100 Potential Interview Questions from Monster.com

-Click here for Typical interview questions from Virginia Tech

Use the STAR Technique to answer behavioral questions.

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