Summary: Internship Program

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For the internship program I signed up for seven interviews and received six of them. Six was a great number of interviews; it was not an overwhelming amount but it was enough to pick the right firm. Many different factors came into the process of selecting which firm I would want to interview with such as friends, Beta, and location of the firm. There was also many different resources that I took advantage of to help prepare for my interviews. When decided what type of firm that I wanted to interview with a couple of factors helped my decision. The first of which was Beta Alpha Psi. Beta gave me the opportunity to meet and talk to firm reps from many different firms varying in size and location. This was my first exposure to firms …show more content…
Lanko helped a lot with this process. Mr. Lanko reviews all his students resumes to make sure they are professional and up to standard. During the class you also work on interviewing skills. He goes through tough questions and brings his input on what the interviewing is actually looking for on some of these tough questions. At the end of the class you do a recorded interview, which was helpful to be able to review yourself. You can hear how your responses sound and how confident you sounded in a mock interview. The days before I would do research on the company that I was interviewing with so I could have thoughtful questions that were specific to each firm. I would look on their website for something that was different from other firms and ask the interviewer about it. I would also look at the industries that they serve and see if one would by exciting to work …show more content…
For most of the interviews the interview and me were just having conservation about the firm and myself. I felt more and more confident as the interviews went along. By the six one you almost knew what to expect which made it easier. These interviews were my first real interviews that I have had and doing six of them will help me in the future as when I will have more intensive interviews. When it came to ranking the firms I would compare the previous firm to the first one. My first interview went really well and when comparing other firms to it I kept going back to the first one being better. My first firm ended up being one of my top choices. I would compare how the interview went, how I liked the firm representatives I meet, and how I viewed I would fit in with that particular firm. I took some time evaluating those factors but once I set the rankings I left it alone. I did not want to over think but instead go with my gut decision that I had originally

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