Basic Interview Questions
  1. Tell me about yourself.
  2. Why did you choose to get a degree in LIS?
  3. Describe how this experience challenged you.
  4. How has your college experience prepared you for your chosen career?
  5. What courses did you like best/least: why?
  6. Tell me about one of your class projects and what you learned from the experience that relates to this position.
  7. If you could have any position you wanted, describe the one that you would choose.
  8. Why do you want to work for this organization?
  9. Describe your leadership (or supervision) experience.
  10. Do you prefer working in a team or independently?
  11. What specific skills and abilities would you bring to this organization?
  12. What do you consider to be your greatest strengths as they relate to this position? Weaknesses?
  13. How has your past experience prepared you for this position?
  14. What are your long-term career goals?
  15. What goals have you set for yourself, and how are you planning to achieve them?
  16. Why should we hire you?
  17. What else would you like us to know about you?

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