Interview Questions

Typical Questions Asked at Interviews

  • Tell me about yourself.
  • Why are you interviewing with our organization?
  • Are you willing to relocate?
  • Why did you choose your college?
  • Why did you choose your major?
  • Tell me about your classes.
  • What courses did you like best? Least?
  • Are your grades an accurate reflection of your abilities? Why or why not?
  • Tell me about your extra-curricular activities and interests.
  • Tell me about your most satisfying and most disappointing experiences at college.
  • What supervisory or leadership roles have you held?
  • What do you do with your spare time?
  • Why should we hire you?
  • How would your last supervisor describe you?
  • Give me an example of a time when you had to perform under pressure?

Sample Questions to Ask at Interviews

  • Please describe your organization's personality and management philosophy.
  • How will I be evaluated in this position?
  • What are the typical promotions/career paths in your company?
  • What is a typical day like in this position? Do you have a job description?
  • What does your company do for orientation or training programs?
  • What makes your organization better than your competition?
  • What are your expectations for new hires within their first three to six months on the job?
  • How would you describe the work environment?
  • How long has this position existed?
  • What qualities are you looking for in your new hires?