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 SHIP Career Connection, students can practice their interview skills by responding to pre-recorded questions with their webcams. Simply login and select “Mock Interview” from the list of options on the right side menu bar. 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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How to Answer “What Are Your Career Aspirations?” in an Interview

When you’re in a job interview, a question like “What are your career aspirations?” could catch you off guard. You likely prepared to answer common interview questions about your past experiences and whether you have the skills needed for the …

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6 Common Data Science Interview Questions

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What are employers looking for when they hire college and university students?

A common misconception amongst students and other job seekers is that every employer has a similar or even identical lists of attributes they need, want, don’t want, and can’t tolerate. Nothing could be further from the truth. Every role within …

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4 Key Tips for a Successful Interview

Interviewing for a new job can be a stressful, regardless of whether it’s your first time or if you’re a seasoned interview veteran. We’ve provided some great tips in the past to help you prepare for and conduct a successful …

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Waiting For That Job Offer Too Long? Here Is Why.

After you submit your application materials or interview for a job, you wish the hiring manager would get back to you as soon as possible.

But according to Indeed, only about four percent of job candidates hear back in that sought-after …

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