Career Conference Questions

Questions To Ask At The Career Conference


The questions you ask at the Career Conference depend upon your goals. Are you interested in finding out about a particular career field? Then ask generalized questions about working within the industry. If you're seeking career or Co-op opportunities with a specific employer, focus your questions on the application and interview process, and ask for specific information about that employer. Below are sample questions:

 

For Jobs and Co-ops

     
  • What are the job responsibilities for the position?  

  • Please describe what initial assignments for this position might be?
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  • What are the biggest challenges for this position?
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  • How does your organization train its new employees?
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  • How does your organization measure performance?
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  • What is a typical career path for individuals in this position?
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  • What are the skills and attributes you value most in your employees?
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  • Are there specific courses or other requirements you look for in prospective employees?
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  • What do you enjoy most about working for this organization?
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  • How do I apply for this position?
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  • I applied on your website. Is there something else I might do to increase my chances of an interview?
       
  • What is the hiring process at your organization?
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  • What do you look for in an interview?
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  • How do I find out about future job openings with your organization?
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  • What is the organization's culture?
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  • Can you suggest anything I can do to improve my chances of employment?  

  • May I contact you with further questions?
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  • May I have your business card?
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For Career Exploration

        
  • I am a ___ major. What job opportunities would I qualify for?  

  • What are the job responsibilities for the position?
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  • What do people in these positions like about their job?
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  • What are the skills and attributes you value most in your employees?
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  • Are there specific courses or other requirements you look for in prospective employees?
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  • Is there anything else I can do while at college that will better prepare me for employment upon graduation?
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  • Do you know someone in your organization that works in the _____ department? Would it be possible for me to set up an informational interview with that person?

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