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Political Science Interview Questions

Below are sample interview questions for your field. In preparing for your interview, you should also review typical interviewPolitical Science questions asked of all majors, thoroughly research the organization, dress professionally, and visit the interviewing skills section of the SU Career Center’s website. You can practice your interview skills online via Quinncia or schedule a mock interview with a Career Center staff member.

Below are sample Political Science interview questions:

-Tell me about yourself.
-Why are you interested in this government agency?
-Tell me what you know about this agency.
-Why do you wish to make a career in the government?
-What would be the minimum time you would be prepared to stay in the government’s employ?
-What employment experience have you had which you think might qualify you for this job?
-What is your career plan?
-Where do you see yourself 3 years from now?
-What are your feelings about government employees generally and the effectiveness of bureaucracy?
-In what other government agencies are you interested? In what ways do you prefer this one to the others?
-What training have you had to work in this agency?
-How is what you learned in your college program applicable to what our agency does?
-What training or experience have you had in negotiations or mediations?
-Tell me about a time when your ethics were challenged. How did you handle the situation?
-Why is political science important?
-What are the most important classes in the undergraduate political science curriculum?
-What kind of questions are asked in the interview of bachelor for political science in india?
-How are political science and sociology related?
-How is history related to political science?
-What class did you like the best at SU?
-How important is interviewing for culture fit from an interviewer's perspective and to prepare for culture-related questions for the interview...
-How are political science and history related?
-What are the similarities between political science and international relations?
-What are your strengths related to this job?
-What are the steps through which democratic countries select their politician?
-What are the main defining points in laissez-faire?
-What is the function of an autocrat?
-What are the advantages of fixed exchange rate?
-What are the disadvantages of flexible exchange rate?
-What is the difference between fixed and flexible exchange rate?
-What does the term sovereignty mean?
-What are few values provided with sovereignty?
-How do managerial economies affect the country?
-What are the different causes of revolution in the country?
-What are the different studies present in political science?
-What are the theories of origin of the state?
-What are the characteristic of unitary political science?
-What are the causes involved in underdevelopment of the countries that are developing?
-What is the difference between planned and un-planned economy?

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