Behavioral Questions


  • Bring a copy of your resume and know it well
  • Remember important group and individual projects you've worked on, academic or work-related

Skills needed to think through Behavioral Case:

  • Soft skills (friendly, presence)
  • Ability to work in a team/as an individual
  • Pass the Airport Test: If your plane was delayed, could you hold a conversation with the person next to you?


  • Have you ever held a leadership role and had something go wrong with your project?”
  • Someone on your team is not pulling their weight. What do you do?”
  • Tell me about a time when you were under pressure for a project.”
  • What kind of approach do you take when starting an individual project? How do you organize yourself? Did you set up a timeline with your boss? How do you maintain communication with your boss?”
  • Tell me about a really challenging project/ordeal you went through and how you did it.”
  • Where do you see yourself in 5-10 years? What is your ideal job?”
  • How does your major prepare you for this job? Why did you pick your major?”
  • How did you hear about [Company name]? What brings you here? Why do you want to work for [company]?”
  • Why did you decide to go to [your school]?
  • What sets you apart from other candidates?
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