Tips on making your interview go
Schedule your interview
Decide 1-2 p
eople to write a letter to and/or call for an
A letter followed by a phone call is more
If you do not know who to call, see Ms.
Sheaffer outside of class (unless a time
arises in class)
See you grammar book for the format to
type an official request letter.
Complete and mail
Hand-in copy of letter you mail to Ms.
Ask for several time options for your
Follow up within 3 days with a phone call
The Phone Call
Plan your phone call by making a short list
of what you need to ask so that you do not
forget while on the phone.
Send a confirmation email from home saying
you will be there for the interview.
Be there and dress appropriately
Have a notepad
Consider a recording device, BUT you
must have permission to use it before you
start the interview
After leaving, spend time writing all that
you remember immediately because you
Dress appropriately! Think!
Rewrite your original questions for the
Try to make them more interesting
Have an introduction planned for yourself
to break the ice and begin the
How to arrange the interview
Ms. Sheaffer’s clipboard with your
name and profession