The interview process allows you to discuss your alignment and to learn more about the role, team, and organization. If you do not have an upcoming interview scheduled, it is never too early to begin practicing for behavioral and/or technical interviews. Return to this step as you prepare for a specific interview.

There are five tasks in your planning of an interview. Each has an explanation and steps in the links below.

Continue practicing for interviews Get organized for each interview Practice specifics for each interview Be at your best on interview day Respond professionally after an interview

After the Interview: Responding to a Rejection

You’ve spent hours spread over several weeks preparing for multiple rounds of an internship or job interview. On the day you expect a decision, you check your email to receive the dreaded rejection email. 😔 A range of emotions rush through …

By Erin Carlini (she/her)
Erin Carlini (she/her) Assistant Director, Engineering Master's Career Services & Professional Development Erin Carlini (she/her)
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These Are The Worst Answers To The Most Common Job Interview Questions

Fast Company reached out to recruiters and hiring managers for the worst answers they’ve ever gotten to common interview questions. Next time you interview for a role, do yourself a favor and make sure you don’t repeat any of these answers.


By Greg Victory (he/him/his)
Greg Victory (he/him/his) Assistant VP Student Affairs/Fannie Mitchell Executive Director, Career Center Greg Victory (he/him/his)
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How to Answer Questions About Your Strengths and Weaknesses in an Interview

Learn tips for tackling these tricky interview questions.

It’s common for employers to ask you about your strengths and weaknesses in an interview. These questions are asked to measure your self awareness as much as seeing if you’re qualified for …

By Megan Wilson
Megan Wilson Program and Marketing Coordinator Megan Wilson
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6 Great Questions to Ask Your Interviewer

In interviews, hiring managers and recruiters will inevitably ask, “So, do you have any questions for me?” And when they do, you better have at least a few questions prepared to ask. As for which questions you should ask, below …

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a quick take on what matters in interviews from a Duke alum

Enjoy this quote from an alum who contacted me to say that they’d just done his first interview while employed as a consultant at one of the top firms. They were excited to have come full circle and also share …

By Cameo Hartz
Cameo Hartz Assistant Director, Engineering Master's Career Services & Professional Development Cameo Hartz
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