How to Ace an Interview

May 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT


You carefully crafted a cover letter. Your resume stood out. Now, your next step is the interview.

What questions should you expect? What should you bring with you or wear? What research should you do beforehand? 

You might be feeling nervous, or even anxious, about articulating your skills and experience in a professional interview. Proper preparation can go a long way to put you at ease before your next interview experience.

Join us live as experts from the University of Michigan Athletics Career Center will help you  Learn for Your Future with tips and advice on how to ace your next interview. 

See below for details. We hope to see you there!

Title: How to Ace an Interview

Featured Speakers:

  • Maurice Washington, Director of the University of Michigan Athletics Career Center 
  • Julie Fielding, Assistant Director of the University of Michigan Athletics Career Center

You can expect to learn:

  • Common interview questions, how to answer them, and how to pull from prior experiences to give thoughtful answers.
  • How to articulate and tell your story to show you’re the most authentic and qualified candidate in the pool.
  • Tips for researching a company and interviewer, and how to leverage that research to ask thought-provoking questions. 
  • How to gain confidence and feel comfortable in an interview setting.  

Attendees are encouraged to submit questions for the panelist at the time of registration and we will do our best to answer them during the event. 

We also encourage you to explore these hand-picked online learning experiences to help you Learn for Your Future:

  • Career Kickoff CollectionFrom resumes to interviews to networking, this free collection of video, articles, interactive tools, and podcasts examines common areas involved in career development.

The Center for Academic Innovation (CAI) is committed to ensuring that our meetings and events are accessible to all individuals. This event will be using Zoom. Please let us know how we can ensure that this event is inclusive to you. Contact Trevor Parnell, Event and Marketing Specialist ( with any questions or access needs.

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