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Professional Interactions

Whether you are interviewing, in a structured meeting, or informally interacting with professionals - you are exchanging information and developing contacts that will help to further your career.

Best Ways to Prepare

  • Review your resume and be ready to talk about your experiences
  • Become familiar with the STAR model when giving examples of your accomplishments: Situation - Task - Action - Result
  • Discuss your career goals with a mentor or an advisor
  • Learn all you can about a person or a company before you meet them
  • Utilize your personal contacts and LinkedIn connections to investigate beyond the company website
  • Dress to impress! Select professional attire early and make sure it is clean, pressed and fits well

Interviewing Resources

Networking Resources