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Interviewing, Negotiating & Networking

John P. Fahey Career Center Resources

The John P. Fahey Career Center offers many resources as you begin interviewing for opportunities and navigating the job offer process. Utilizing the Career Center and online resources can help you be more prepared and confident.

Prepare for an Interview

Preparing for the interview entails 3 main steps: Know yourself, Know the organization and position, and Practice.

Schedule a Mock Interview with a Career Advisor to develop your interviewing skills.

Negotiation and Salary

These resources, along with assistance from a career advisor, can help set you up for success in negotiation.

Additionally, you can learn negotiation strategies on Big Interview

Industry-Specific Interviewing

Some industries include unique components to their interview process, such as technical interviews and case interviews, requiring additional preparation.

Networking Resources

A professional network is a "supportive system" of individuals for a mutually beneficial purpose. The benefits of the relationship may differ depending on the circumstance of the contact.

Networking is natural in many cases, through connecting with a friend of a friend or a family member's colleague, or it can be more structured through digital mediums, networking events, and elected mentoring and shadowing options. The best job searchers spend the majority of their time networking.

Whether you are emailing a hiring manager, calling a former supervisor who has a contact at an organization, or connecting with an alumnus who currently works at an employer of interest, networking is often what makes the difference in a competitive application process.


Video Resources - Interviewing

How to Ace Your Face-to-Face

How to Ace a Phone Interview

Digital Interviewing: 101