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Careers, Jobs, Graduate School

A guide designed to provide Fitchburg State students with the information they need to prepare for a career, job search, or graduate school.

What you should know before the interview

WHO are they?

Established, start-up, non-profit, private, public, small, large...

WHAT do they do?

Sell, manufacture, consult, service, educate...

WHEN do they do it?

Year round, seasonally, day, night, 24-7...

WHERE do they do it?

United States, globally, state, regional, local...

WHY do they do it?

Mission, vision, philosophy, business plan...

HOW do they do it?

Brick and mortar, on-line, in person, through technology...

Interviewing Tips

  • Do Your Research
  • Dress for Success
  • Bring a copy of your application, portfolio or resume
  • Remember your manners
  • Firm Handshake
  • Make Eye Contact
  • PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE

When Your Interview is Tomorrow

Here are a few helpful websites that can help you prepare at the last minute (or way ahead of your interview!):

Google Web Search

Do a quick look-up?   Their webpage, mission statement, maybe a business plan or annual report.

Check out their Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn pages.

Books & Ebooks for Interviewing Advice

Interviewing Do's and Dont's