1. “So, tell me about yourself.” Can you answer this question? If not, start working on your two-minute commercial/elevator pitch. This is a question you should easily be able to answer in either an interview, at a career fair or a networking event.
2. Plan on visiting Career Services during the summer months. It's quieter this time of year, so it can be the perfect time to get some extra help. It also allows you additional time to prepare for an interview and practice before you really need to shine.
3. Connect with past graduates from your program. In many cases they may have been through the same interview process with the company you are meeting with. Knowing what you might be able to expect during the process can often help settle your nerves.
4. Practice makes perfect! Interviewing is a skill that can be improved with practice. The more you do, the better you get. Connect with friends, family and Career Services, and complete as many mock interviews as you can.
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