Prepare for an Interview

An interview is the place to let your personality and experience shine. No matter what the format of the interview, you’ll want to be prepared to be at your very best on interview day. Use the resources below to guide your preparation.

Mock Interview: Through Big Interview, students can practice their interview skills by responding to pre-recorded questions with their webcams. There are many interviews on the website, so students can choose one relevant to their major or the position they are applying for. After completing the interview, students will receive feedback from a CMPDC staff member, and can schedule an appointment to review and practice answers in person.

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