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How to Ace your Internship Interview
How to Ace your Internship Interview
How to Ace your Internship Interview
How to Ace your Internship Interview
How to Ace your Internship Interview
How to Ace your Internship Interview
How to Ace your Internship Interview
How to Ace your Internship Interview
How to Ace your Internship Interview
How to Ace your Internship Interview
How to Ace your Internship Interview
How to Ace your Internship Interview
How to Ace your Internship Interview
How to Ace your Internship Interview
How to Ace your Internship Interview
How to Ace your Internship Interview
How to Ace your Internship Interview
How to Ace your Internship Interview
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How to Ace your Internship Interview

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  • 1. How to Ace Your Internship Interview
  • 2. Do your research -Read news stories, LinkedIn and the company’s website
  • 3. Dress to impress -Always be dressed more smartly than everyone else -Never wear clothes that are too revealing and cut down on jewellery and perfume.
  • 4. -If you’re on time then you’re late -Leave a 15 minute leeway in case of delays or other problems Early Bird Catches the Worm
  • 5. Get Contact Details -Make sure you have a phone number to call in case you are late to the interview -Send an email to follow up after the interview
  • 6. Tell Stories -Prepare stories that demonstrate your skills -Always start with what the problem was then what actions you took and the eventual result of your actions
  • 7. Be Prepared -There are some questions that are universally asked in every industry and preparing answers before your interview will mean you can answer with confidence.
  • 8. • Tell me about yourself – -Don’t tell the interviewer your life story, talk about more recent, relevant experiences. -Two minutes is all you need.
  • 9. • What are your strengths and weaknesses? When asked about your weaknesses make sure to explain to the interviewer what you have been doing to address them.
  • 10. • Describe a time when you faced a challenging situation – Remember to use the problem, action taken, result formula.
  • 11. Willing to Learn -The company will understand that, as an intern, you are not necessarily the most experienced -Show you are willing to gain experience and are genuinely interested in the company
  • 12. Be yourself -The interviewer wants to know that you will fit in with the company culture - don’t be afraid to let a bit of your personality out.
  • 13. Positive Attitude -Show your passion for the industry and the position through your knowledge and the way you talk
  • 14. Body Language -Greet the interviewer with a firm handshake, sit up straight, don’t fidget, make eye contact -Identify your twitch so you can learn to control it in interviews.
  • 15. Ask Questions -Takes notes during the interview in case there’s anything you want to ask more about or clarify -Don’t be afraid to ask questions at relevant points throughout the interview -Show you’re interested and you’ve done your research
  • 16. Feedback -At the end of the interview find out the time-frame for a response -Thank the interviewer for their time -Send a thank you email to the interviewer and express your interest in the position. -If you don’t hear from the company send an email or give them a call to remind them you’re interested -Don’t chase up more than once
  • 17. Good Luck!
  • 18. Specialized in providing Paid Internships in China and Chinese Study Abroad Programs to foreigners worldwide. www.startupchina.com

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