Preparing for Interviews

Interviews can be stressful and intimidating but we have resources to help you prepare for all different types of interviews from phone and Skype to short in-person and day-long visits.

General Interview Guides and Resources

For those new to interviewing, the guides below are a great place to start understanding and preparing for the interview process.

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Preparing for Interviews

The articles below are helpful for understanding how to prepare for interviews, common questions you may be asked, and exploring the purpose of the interview.

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Tips for Skype/Zoom and Telephone Interviews

Skype/Zoom interviews can be difficult with balancing technology and limited ability to read the body language of the interviewers. The articles below have some great tips and strategies for a successful skype interview.

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In-Person Interviews

The resources below cover preparing for an in-person interview and preparing for the most commonly asked interview questions.

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On-Campus Interviews (For Academic Positions)

The guides and resources below are focused on preparing broadly for campus interviews for teaching and tenure-track positions. We strongly suggest beginning your campus interview prep early with faculty in your department as beyond the general advice below, there is often discipline specific advice you'll need to be aware of.

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