Due to industry demand and a shift in recruiting trends, many consulting firms will now begin internship recruiting on college campuses during the 2016 fall semester. This is a change from the past when internship recruitment was limited to later, in the spring semester. Because of this change, students interested in consulting, will begin interviewing for internships three to five months earlier, in September.
About Me! Worksheet
CHALLENGE: Lack of understanding the U.S. job search.
Talking about oneâs failures is not an easy thing to do. In fact, you would probably prefer to leave it out of almost any conversation. When it comes to telling your story as a job seeker, showcasing your failure may not be all that bad. Now, does this mean you dump your failures into the conversation without purpose or meaning? Absolutely not. Thereâs a time and a place for everything and the interview is most likely the best place for it. Typically, in the interview, you are likely to get the question about weaknesses, which would seem the most obvious place to insert failures however, what if you donât get the question? Do you still want to talk about failure? I say yes!
How to tell your professional story in six words
By Ross Wade, Assistant Director, Duke University Career Center, Pratt Professional Masters Programs
Interview Question #1: Tell Me About Yourself
By Nikki Smith, Assistant Director, Duke University Career Center
How employers are finding talent through experience based interviews
At Duke, I majored in economics, minored in English, and completed a certificate in Career Center workshops. RÃ©sumÃ©, cover letter, interviewing, networking, internship prep, career fair prep, anything-career-oriented-a-student-could-possibly-needâ¦prep. You name it, I went to it.
It was one of those mornings. The C-1 was running late and I had forgotten to print out my resume before my appointment at the Career Center. I sat down across from Anita completely empty handed and although I donât remember the exact words I used, it was probably something along the lines ofâhelp me.