The Office of Career Services: Questions Frequently Asked During an Interview

The process of writing your resume will enable you to examine yourself and give you a good idea of what you have to offer. You can relieve a lot of anxiety about the interview by anticipating questions that may be asked of you and thinking about how to answer them to your benefit.

  1. Tell me about yourself.
  2. Why are you interested in working for this company?
  3. Tell me about your education.
  4. Why have you chosen this particular field?
  5. Describe your best/worst boss.
  6. Tell me about one of your weaknesses.
  7. Give an example of how you solved a problem in the past.
  8. What are your strengths?
  9. How do others describe you?
  10. What do you consider the most important idea you contributed or your most noteworthy accomplishment in your last job?
  11. Where do you see yourself in three years?
  12. Think about something you consider a failure in your life, and tell me why you think it happened.
  13. Give an example where you showed leadership and initiative.
  14. Why should I hire you?
  15. Do you have plans to continue your education?
  16. Do you have any questions for me?

Campus Cultural Centers

Kupferberg Holocaust CenterOpens in a new window
Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and ArchivesOpens in a new window

Using the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

Queensborough Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window
QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

Queensborough Art GalleryOpens in a new window
QCC Art GalleryOpens in a new window

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.