The Collegian
Tuesday, May 28, 2024

You've had your interview -- Now what?

Recall High and Low Points: This "debrief" is best done immediately after your interview. During which parts of the interview did you best present yourself? Which areas could use the most improvement? This awareness will help to prepare you for future interviews.

Send a Thank-You Note: A prompt and sincere thank you note to your interviewer will differentiate you from other applicants. This is also an excellent opportunity to highlight some of the reasons you are a good fit for their organization and/or position. Remember that a handwritten note demonstrates that you put forth the extra effort.

Evaluate the Position: Having now spoken to a representative, is this organization and/or position a good fit for you? Did the interview clarify or redefine any misconceptions you may have had?

Schedule an advising appointment: An appointment at the Career Development Center following your interview will enable you to discuss your experience and plan your next steps to ensure you are moving in the right direction.

Read this new column from the CDC every week to find tips that will help you plan for the future.

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