A Great Interview: How to Excel in the Graduate Interview Process

Thursday, October 16, 2014: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
LACC 304A (Los Angeles Convention Center)
Victoria Freedman, PhD, Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Jabbar Bennett, PhD, Associate Dean, Graduate School and Associate Dean for the Division of Biology and Medicine, Brown University
Nancy Schwartz, PhD, Associate Dean and Director, Postdoctoral Affairs, University of Chicago , Mark Hernandez, PhD, Professor, University of Colorado Boulder , Nicquet Blake, PhD, Assistant Dean for Admissions and Recruitment, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio , Sheila Thomas, PhD, Assistant Dean for Diversity and Minority Affairs, Harvard University , Sherilynn Black, PhD, Director, Office of Biomedical Graduate Diversity, Duke University Medical Center , Nancy Street, PhD, Associate Dean, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Marie-Francoise Chesselet, MD/PhD, Distinguished Professor and Director, University of California, Los Angeles

Description: This interactive session will provide important information about the preparation for and execution of a successful interview. Typical interview questions will be discussed and appropriate and inappropriate answers will be described. Participants will learn and then practice critical skills related to effective communication, positive body language, and appropriate interpersonal relations.