Preparation: How do you get ready for an interview?

Review what you will bring to the role

What basic things do you need to know about an organization?

Interviewers appreciate candidates who have taken time to learn about the organization. Research the basics:

  • Size
  • Mission
  • Philosophy or values
  • Industry or market (if applicable)
  • Field or career in which the role fits
  • Components of the role or the program
  • Management (or teaching) style
  • Research opportunities (if applicable)
  • Products or services offered (if applicable)

How do I research an organization?

Clothes: what do you wear to an interview?