Basic Interview Questions

  1. Tell me about yourself.
  2. How has your college experience prepared you for your chosen career?
  3. What courses did you like best/least? Why?
  4. Tell me about one of your class projects and what you learned from the experience that relates to this position.
  5. Tell me about a time you gave a presentation. What was the outcome?
  6. Why do you want to work for this organization?
  7. Describe your management (or supervision) experience.
  8. Tell me about a time you went above and beyond.
  9. What specific skills and abilities would you bring to this organization?
  10. What do you consider to be your greatest strengths as they relate to this position? Weaknesses?
  11. How has your past experience prepared you for this position?
  12. What are your long-term career goals?
  13. What goals have you set for yourself, and how are you planning to achieve them?
  14. Why should we hire you? What makes you the best candidate for this position?
  15. What else would you like us to know about you?