Questions to Ask Employers

Questions to ask during an interview


  • What is a typical workday for this job/internship in terms of hours, types of duties, etc.?
  • What kind of supervision will I receive?
  • What type of training programs do you have? What other opportunities are available for staff development?
  • Are there opportunities for travel in this position? If so, how much? Is a car provided to traveling personnel?
  • How will my performance be evaluated?
  • As an employee of this organization, what do you see as some of its outstanding attributes?
  • How would you describe the work environment in your organization?
  • What distinguishes your organization from your competitors?
  • What type of career paths do people typically follow within this organization?
  • How are promotions handled? Is it possible to transfer from one division to another?
  • Are there dress codes for work that I should be aware of?
  • I was reading about _______, and am interested in learning more about it. Can you tell me more?
  • What do you see as my greatest challenge in this position?
  • Where is the person who previously held this position?
  • Please describe your timeline and follow up process to fill the position.