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Career Services
Murphy Center Room 374
Office Hours: Monday–Friday 8 a.m.– 4:30 p.m.
Career Services
900 Viterbo Drive
La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601
Phone: 608-796-3828
Fax: 608-796-3050


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Before the Interview

  • Know yourself: strengths, values, interests, skills, accomplishments, goals, etc.
  • Prepare your materials: resume, references, transcripts, supplemental materials.
  • Prepare your interview attire: professional and conservative attire. For more information, see our Dress For Success site.
  • Identify the stories you will want to share during the interview, focusing on specific situations in which you demonstrated communication skills, leadership skills, technical skills, initiative, problem solving skills, and other attributes that may be of interest to employers. 
  • Use the Optimal Resume and Interview Prep Program to record and review yourself answering typical interview questions.  
  • Consider scheduling a mock interview through the Career Services office.
  • Research the Employer
    • Talk with faculty, alumni, other employees, etc.
    • Research the organization on the web
    • Find out information on ownership, products, services, new projects, location of facilities, headquarters location, funding, recent market developments, competitors, growth patterns, reputation, size, international operations, training, evaluations, etc.



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