Interview

How to respond professionally after a career fair or networking event

You’ve attended a career fair. Check. You’ve met some people. Yes! Now what? How do you take it to the next level to land an internship or “get one of those job things?”

After these career fairs or networking conversations, …

By Chloë Benjamin (she/her)
Chloë Benjamin (she/her) Assistant Director, Engineering Master's Career Services and Professional Development
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How and Why to Research Your Interviewers

Not all interviews have humans on the other side, but when they do, preparing to meet each person can really help you to feel prepared and to stand out from others they meet. Follow these steps to feel natural in …

By Cameo Hartz (she/her or they/them)
Cameo Hartz (she/her or they/them) Assistant Director, Engineering Master's Career Services & Professional Development
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4 Ways to Get Organized for Your Next Interview

Ask questions of your contact

This is a great way to understand expectations, get organized, reduce potential anxiety, and make a good impression. Here’s a Medium article from DJ Chung, Duke undergrad alum who is current a Product Manager at …

By Jenny Johnson (she/her)
Jenny Johnson (she/her) Assistant Director, Engineering Master's Career Services & Professional Development
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How to succeed in a HireVue Video Interview

Many companies have moved to virtual video interviews as their first-round screening process. You receive a set of predetermined behavioral questions (4-5) and the candidate has to record his/her response for evaluation without any human monitoring. HireVue is an interviewing …

By Asmita Dalia
Asmita Dalia
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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
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