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More preparation = More confidence

The most effective approach to a successful interview experience is to be thoroughly prepared ahead of time. Whether your interview is over the phone, through video conference, or in-person, there are many ways to prepare and do well in an interview. Below are some tips and resources to help you prepare for your upcoming interview before, during, and after.

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Have an interview and need a quiet space on campus? Engineering students may reserve our interview room in SEO 800! The space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please submit your request at least one full business day in advance.

The room is available Monday – Friday, 9am – 4:30pm during the academic year. It may be used for phone interviews, Zoom, HireVue (or other types of recorded interviews), as well as technical coding interviews.

Submit a request to reserve the room on Handshake:

  1. Click here, then “Schedule A New Appointment.” Handshake login will be required.
  2. Select Engineering Career Center, then “Reserve the Interview Room in the Engineering Career Center.”
  3. Select the date and time that you need. If your interview is longer than 60 minutes, you can book two time slots back-to-back. If you need more than two slots at a time, please call or email us.
  4. Once your request is approved, you will receive an automated email from Handshake to confirm your reservation.

Not seeing the availability that you want? Handshake will not show you any available times that are less than 24 hours away. If you need to reserve the room with less than 24 hours notice, you can check the availability by calling our office at (312) 996-8374.

ALL students who use the interview room must abide by our interview room reservation policies.