Mastering the Grad School Interview Process Workshop


Oct. 17, 2019, 2pm to 3:30pm

Campus Location

Office/Remote Location

Room 268


The interview is the most personal part of the application process and will have a large impact on your success as a potential candidate for a given graduate school. It is important to demonstrate how you will interact with faculty, administration, and students at the university in a positive and impactful way. The main goal of the interview is to determine your collegiality and how well you fit in with the department and faculty. Join us to discuss how to make sure your interview is successful! 

By participating in this workshop you will:

  • How to prepare for an interview
  • Different types of academic interviews (phone interview, conference interview, campus interview)
  • Attire and materials you should bring to an in-person interview
  • General academic interviewing tips (practice, feedback, interest/ability, thank-you notes)

Learning Experience: Panel
Time Commitment: < 2 hours
Type: Recommended

  • Ashley Sylvester, Director of Pre-Professional Advising Center for Health Professions
  • Janet Dufek, PhD, Professor and Associate Dean, School of Allied Health Sciences
  • Peter Gray, PhD, Professor, Department of Anthropology
  • Brian Hedlund, PhD, Professor, School of Life Sciences and Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine

Admission Information

This workshop is open to Grad Rebel Advantage students. Please RSVP at least 24 hours in advance for the workshop.

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Contact Information

Graduate College
Valarie Burke

External Sponsor

Graduate College