Common interview questions

You'll run into a lot of the same questions from interview to interview. Take some time to review the following lists of questions to get the wheels turning on how to present yourself in the best light.

Big Interview

Check out Big Interview ahead of your next interview. It is a web-based mock interview program that combines a curriculum of video lessons with virtual practice to help you improve your interview skills and increase the likelihood of landing a job.

Mock interview

Have an interview coming up? Practice with one of our career advisors by scheduling a one-hour mock interview via Handshake. 

Identity disclosure and illegal questions

Deciding when and how to disclose elements of one’s identity to others, especially in professional or academic settings, is a personal, nuanced, and potentially difficult choice. Additionally, it is illegal in the United States for potential employers to ask you certain questions related to elements of your identity.

Visit our Identity + Career page to learn more on these topics.