PPT- Lecture_3_First_Second_Interview_311_s11

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Did you know? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cL9Wu2kWwSY
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What would you do…. . …. if you knew you couldn’t fail?
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The First Interview : how to get started. .. • prepare and fine tune your resume (consult Mike Gaul’s office & others for suggestions and advice) • prepare a draft of your cover letter (your final cover letter should be tailored to the specific application you submit)
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The First Interview: how to get started … • locate a good internship/employment opportunity • look at ISU CMS (career management service) • ask your academic advisor about openings • review the “jobs book” in 119/123 Kildee
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The First Interview : how to get started. . • look at AgCareers.com and similar web sites • work your network • read the careers sections in newspapers, scientific journals, trade magazines, etc • submit a polished resume and cover letter!
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The First Interview : how to get started. . • your cover letter and resume got you the interview…. . • the interview is where you “close the deal”/“make the sale” • How can you make the most of this opportunity?
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The First Interview : • PREPARE • PREPARE • PREPARE • research the company, its mission, its products/services
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Will you consider international opportunities? • get passport now (free – ask how) • attend international discussions nsider Ag Travel as an introduction • consider Ag Travel as an introduction • start while you are young & less tied down • start those nasty inoculations if destination is known and travel is likely
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“International skills” • adventurous spirit/curious • eager to learn new things reign language skills • foreign language skills • sensitivity/adaptability/flexibility • strong interpersonal skills • willingness to take risks
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The First Interview : • 7-second rule for first impression • 7-minute rule for second impression
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