Questions to Ask Employers

About the company:

  • Where does the company expect a new employee to begin?
  • What kind of entry-level positions exist within your company? 
  • What are the career opportunities with the organization?
  • Does the company have a 'promote from within' policy?
  • How many employees does your company have?
  • What are the specific responsibilities of the typical entry level job?
  • What qualifications, education, abilities, and interests are considered necessary to do the job?
  • Does the company provide opportunities to gain broad professional experience and advanced degrees?
  • What advanced degrees or specialized education does the company consider important for my future progress?
  • Does the job require travel, and if so, how much?
  • Does your organization offer internships?
  • Does your organization offer part time or summer jobs?
  • What do you recommend Arts & Science majors to do or study to improve career opportunities in business?

About the recruiter:

  • How long have you been with the company?
  • What does your job in the company involve?
  • What do you like best about your job or your company?
  • What do you like least about your job or your company?

About the application procedure:

  • How do I apply?
  • How long is the hiring process for an individual hire?
  • What is the name of the person that one should contact?
  • Is there additional material one can read about your organization?
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