University at Albany

Sample Questions

Before an interview, you should prepare potential answers for some of the more common questions that you may be asked.

When answering questions, be sure to

  • Never speak negatively about former employers
  • Listen carefully and take your time answering
  • Speak clearly and concisely (Never use slang or incorrect grammar)
  • Emphasize your strengths
  • Discuss your weaknesses only when asked, and then do so in a positive light

Practice answers with your friends or schedule a practice interview with Career Services

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