Evidence-Based Questions

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MORE TARGETED QUESTIONS TO ASK THE INTERVIEWER * I’d love to hear your opinion on what you believe are the most important things I could do to be a great intern if you chose to hire me? * I’ve been told that “fitting in” at the company I work for this summer is really important. I’m really interested in learning about what the company is like and how past interns have been effective at fitting in and contributing as part of your team? * I want to be the intern who can help the company do more for less because I am here to contribute. If you could put me anywhere to get some things off your plate, what would you want me to do? I’d like to convince you that I can do those things. * "What would keep you from hiring me for…show more content…
* Describe through examples drawn from your experience how you measure and take account of the impact of your decisions on external parties. * Give an examples where you underestimated the impact of your decisions on stakeholders external to your organisation. Interview Competency - Flexibility Modifies his or her approach to achieve a goal. Is open to change and new information; rapidly adapts to new information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles. * Describe a situation where you had to changed your approach half-way through a project or task following new input into the project. * Describe a situation where you started off thinking that your approach was the best, but needed to alter your course during the implementation. * Describe a situation where one of your projects suffered a setback due to an unexpected change in circumstances. * Describe a situation where you were asked to do something that you had never attempted…show more content…
* Describe the project or idea that you were most satisfied to sell to your management. * Describe a time where you failed to sell an idea that you knew was the right one. Interview Competency - Integrity Ability to maintain job related, social, organisational and ethical norms. * When have you had to lie to achieve your aims. Why did you do so? How do you feel you could have achieved the same aim in a different way? * Tell me about a time when you showed integrity and professionalism. * Tell us about a time when someone asked you something that you objected to. How did you handle the situation? * Have you ever been asked to do something illegal, immoral or against your principles? What did you do? * What woud you do if your boss asked you to do something illegal? * Tell is about a situation where you had to remind a colleague of the meaning of "integrity". Interview Competency - Leadership Acts as a role model. Anticipates and plans for change. Communicates a vision to a team. * Tell us about a situation where you had to get a team to improve its performance. What were the problems and how did you address
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