St. Bonaventure University

Interviewing


The interview can be one of the most challenging aspects of the job search process. You have knowledge, talent and impressive SBU credentials; now you need to learn to communicate and articulate your skills and experiences in a compelling way. Prepare yourself for this conversation by reviewing the resources below.


Resources for interview prep

  • 6-step interview prep plan
  • General interview tips (during and after the interview)
  • Behavioral interview questions
  • Traditional interview questions
  • Questions to ask the interviewer
  • Practice interview with a CPRC counselor
    To schedule an appointment with a career counselor to complete a practice interview, log into your Handshake account and click on the Career Center tab. Be sure to come professionally dressed and bring a relevant job description, along with a copy of your resume. Practice interviews are one hour in length.
  • Big Interview
    Big Interview is a virtual interviewing resource where you can complete practice virtual interviews and answer questions based on a specific industry and or field. To create a Big Interview account, log in to Big Interview using your Bonaventure email address. 
  • Digital Engagement Room (DER)
    This gives students access to cutting-edge virtual networking technology, enhancing their ability to land a key internship or vie for a full-time position after college. To reserve the DER, log into your Handshake account and click on the Career Center tab. Select Schedule an Appointment and then Request a Room.