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Public Health & Epidemiology

This guide is intended to help you identify and locate scholarly and non-scholarly resources (books, articles, etc.) on the subject of public health & epidemiology. On this guide you'll also find info. on library services, research tips, career info., etc

Interviewing


Preparing properly for your interview is one of the most important steps you can take to ensure that you are presenting yourself well and doing your best to appeal to potential employers. There are several ways you should prepare for your interview:

Research

It's important that you research a company and the products or services they sell, before your interview so that you can demonstrate your interest and commitment to the company's goals and strategies. 

  1. Carefully re-read the job description
  2. Visit the organization’s website and check the LinkedIn company profile
  3. Locate & read the LinkedIn profiles of the interviewers

You want to know the following information:

Delving Deeper information from SNHU Career about Interviews

It's also a good idea to research the person (or people) who will be interviewing you so you know who they are, what their role is in the company, and can gather any pertinent background information before meeting them. Try searching for them online or on social media or check out this page on What to Look for When Researching Your Interviewer This link opens in a new window.

Prepare Answers & Practice.

It's usually a good idea to prepare your answers to some of the most typical interview questions ahead of time. This will help you be ready to answer tough questions in a clear and professional manner and will demonstrate your commitment to the position. Additionally, practicing answering questions in the mirror or with a friend can help you examine your body language and tone This link opens in a new window to make sure you're giving off the correct impression during your interview. Online students can practice their interview skills using Optimal Resume through the Career Center This link opens in a new window. Campus students can visit the Career Development This link opens in a new window office for interview preparation. 

Bring your Best.

There are several things you may want to consider bringing with you on your interview: several crisp and clean copies of your resume, cover letter, and references, transcripts or other pertinent documentation, a brief portfolio with examples of your work and accomplishments This link opens in a new window, directions to and from the place where you will be interviewing, breath mints, a list of questions to ask your interviewers This link opens in a new window, etc.

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