Practice your Interview Skills to Build Your Confidence
CP Counselors are happy to schedule mock interviews to help you prepare for the real thing. They will have general questions and you can bring field specific questions. Counselors will provide constructive feedback so that you are ready for your big interview.
Reach out to your CP counselor to schedule your mock interview.
Sample Interview Questions
Tell me about some of your work experiences. What skills have you learned?
What would your last supervisor say about your work performance?
How would your coworkers describe you?
What would you consider to be your greatest weakness?
Give me an example of a time you exhibited one of your strengths.
Describe a time in which you felt successful.
What are some areas you are working to improve?
What motivates you to do a good job?
How would you describe your work style?
Do you prefer to work alone or in a team?
How do you work under pressure?
Describe a difficult customer or coworker you had and tell me how you dealt with that person.
What is the best criticism you’ve ever received?
What kinds of personalities do you work best with and why?
Tell me about a time when you felt you went above and beyond the call of duty.
Tell me about a time in which you had to juggle multiple assignments/projects.
What do you know about this department/office?
Why do you want to work for this department/office?