Questions to Expect
Education-oriented Questions: • What made you choose Brigham Young University? • What has your undergraduate experience been like? Your major? Your GPA? • Are your grades a good indication of your academic achievement or ability? • How has your degree prepared you for a career in (function)? • What are the most important experiences you had outside the classroom? • General questions regarding leadership and extracurricular participation.
Goal-related Questions: • What are your long-and short-range goals? • How did you decide on these goals, and how will your career enhance your ability to reach them? • What do you want to get out of your summer internship? • What is most important to you? • Where do you see yourself in five years? • How much do you expect to be earning in five years? • What would you do if money were not an issue? • Why and how did you choose the career for which you are preparing?
Employer-related Questions: • Do you have a geographical preference? Why? • If you wanted to be in (N. Y., Calif., etc.), why did you pick BYU? • Will you relocate? Are you willing to travel? How much? • How do you feel about being a trainee given previous levels of responsibility? • Why did you pick our organization? • What profits did our company declare last year? • What do you know about us? How would you describe us to outsiders? • What type of organization fits your style and why? • What do you think it takes to be successful in our organization? • What level of contribution could you make to our organization? • What do you see as the greatest challenges in our industry? • How might you overcome them? • Why should I hire you versus another candidate?
Character-related Questions: • What do you consider to be your greatest strengths and weaknesses? • How would you