Skip to Main Content
Salisbury University BW
A Maryland University of National Distinction
navigation icon opens header SALISBURY UNIVERSITY

Career Services Students
mobile menu icon

Types of Interviews

On-Campus Interviews:Interviews

Representatives from major organizations come to the SU campus between September and April to interview Salisbury students for choice positions –it is critical to be well prepared. 

Behavioral Interviews:

This type of interview is based on the premise that the best way to predict future behavior is to determine past behavior in a similar situation. This style of interview is gaining wide acceptance among recruiters. 

Case Interviews:

This style of interviewing is used most frequently by consulting firms. They have long been used to see a candidate’s thought processes in motion. (Can you analyze complex open-ended business problems )? 

Interview at the organization’s site:

This is an interview to decide which applicants should continue in the process and to confirm the initial impression made by the recruiter who recommended the candidate.

Telephone screening Interview:

Employers may choose to conduct a telephone interview to screen applicants and make the first cut to determine if they want to arrange a face-to –face meeting. 

Video "SKYPE" Interview:

When interviewing with organizations at a great distance, a video interview can be useful in determining which candidates to invite for face-to face interviews.  These interviews are online and are typically done via computer software programs that gives face-to-face communication online.  Many times "SKYPE" software is used. Click here to view more information about skype interviews.

Quinncia Video Mock Interviews:

Do you need to complete a Mock Interview? Either for a class, for practice for a real person to person interview, to get ready for a SKYPE interview, or just for fun?  Career Services would like to introduce you to Quinncia! A new online mock interview system! Please click here to find out more about Quinncia.

Informational Interview:

This interview is usually at your initiation and is one of the best sources for gathering information about what is happening in a particular occupation or industry.  You will be conducting research with people working in that field. Click here for examples of information interview questions you can ask.

Assessment/group interview/conference Interview:

Some employers (especially major retailers) include an assessment center or group discussion in their selection process. This technique is useful for evaluating and comparing applicant’s leadership potential.

Need help or have questions about this page? Please visit our Ask a Question or Report a Problem page.
Salisbury University 1101 Camden Avenue Salisbury, MD 21801 410-543-6000