Non-Academic Interviewing Strategies


Mar. 27, 2020, 4pm to 5pm

Office/Remote Location

Online Meeting: See Admissions Information Below


This workshop will help you prepare for non-academic interviews. By participating in this workshop you will:

  • Review the interview process for graduate students seeking employment outside of academia

  • Learn what to expect in interviews conducted for government positions, social service, and/or business industry

  • Learn strategies for answering standard interview questions

  • Discuss how to best prepare for interviews, including what kinds of questions you should be asking the recruiter or hiring manager

  • Identify appropriate behavior before, during, and after an interview, including questions to ask prior to the interview, dress code, and thank-you letter/email etiquette

Professional Development Academy Program: Post-Graduate Career Pathways Program

Professional Development Academy Pillars: Career Prep

Learning Experience: Panel

Time Commitment: < 2 hours

Lifecycle Stage: Mid, Late Master’s & Mid, Late Doctoral


  • Dr. Katelyn DiBenedetto, Research Analyst, Institute for Higher Education Policy
  • Dr. Finley Cotrone, Assistant Professor, William F. Harrah College of Hospitality
  • Joseph Protopapa, Career & Professional Development Director
  • Eileen McGarry, Executive Director, Career Services

Admission Information

Meeting Link: Join Meeting
Meeting Number/Access code: 804 838 414
Password: 7550
Join by phone: +1-415-655-0001

Contact Information

Graduate College
Valarie Burke

External Sponsor

Graduate College