Interview Preparation: A Reflection on Mind, Body, and Soul

Are you seeking a new lens and insight for preparing job or internship interviews? Jillian Ives, PhD candidate in the Neag School of Education’s Learning, Leadership, and Education Policy program offers a fresh perspective on interview preparation that might help you navigate the process with ease.

Emphasizing the essential role of reflection during job searching, Jillian uncovers the nature of a job interview, which “is just like any other learning experience—it is a developmental process for the mind, body, and soul, not an obstacle to overcome for a final result”. She said, “I like to reframe interviewing, to see it as an opportunity to check in with myself and further refine my values, my goals, and my experiences.”

Read more about Jillian’s tips on interview preparation.

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By Damiao Zoe Xu
Damiao Zoe Xu Graduate Assistant, Graduate Student and Postdoc Career Programs and Services Damiao Zoe Xu