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Interviewing for an Internship: Chapter Summary
It can be pretty nerve-wracking thinking about the questions that could be asked of you during an internship interview. In this chapter, guidance counselors give you tips to avoid interview mishaps and be confident about the process. This chapter includes lessons on:
Preparing for your interview
This video lesson summarizes a few of the steps that should be completed before meeting with a potential employer. You'll learn about steps like researching the company and having answers ready for common interview questions like, 'what's your best quality?' or 'what can you bring to this job?'
Ways to avoid interview pitfalls
To become the best candidate for a job, there are some basic rules to follow during the interview process. The short videos in this lesson instruct you on how to display proper body language, among other helpful tips.
Avoiding Common Application Mistakes
A job application is the first impression that an employer will have of you. Learn how to maximize your ability to secure an interview by preventing common errors on a job application.
Getting ready for a career fair
A career fair, or job fair, puts you front and center in a potential employer's face. Before you begin the interview process, there are a series of steps to complete so that you can make an impression. The guidance counselors can advise you on what to do before attending a career fair.
1. How to Prepare For Your Job Interview
The job interview is an important part of the job application process. How can you make sure that you do your best? In this lesson, we'll examine ways to prepare for a job interview, including what to do before, during, and after the interview.
2. How to Avoid Job Interview Pitfalls
The job interview is an important moment for many people. But many people make mistakes that could cost them the job. In this lesson, we'll examine some common interview pitfalls and what you can do to avoid them.
3. How to Avoid Common Job Application Mistakes
Applying for jobs can be a stressful time but knowing the common mistakes that people make during the application process can help lessen the stress. In this lesson, we'll look at common mistakes people make before and during a job interview.
4. How to Make the Most of a Career Fair
A career fair is a great opportunity to meet with companies looking to hire. But, how do you make the most of it and stick out from the crowd of other job seekers? Watch this lesson to discover tips for preparing for and attending job fairs.
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