How to Interview for a College Union Position

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Core Competencies: Communications, Human Resource Development
Originally presented on July 10, 2014
This is the archived version.

Program Description

Program Description

If you are a young or new professional, join Jill Gugino Panté and Scott Rappaport of the Career Services Center at the University of Delaware for tips and preparation for interviewing with a college union. This session covers both aspects of the interview process as an interviewer and interviewee for a college union. Additionally, the presenters go over what questions to prepare in advance. Become better prepared for your next opportunity! This program was sponsored by Region VII.

About the Presenter(s)

Jill Gugino Panté is the assistant director for Lerner College Career Services Center at the University of Delaware. As the career consultant for Lerner College of Business and Economics undergraduate majors, she advises undergraduate students and alumni on career development issues as well as conducts presentations of career development workshops and assist in developing support materials. She received her master's in college counseling from the University of Delaware and her bachelor's in criminal justice from University of Dayton.

Scott Rappaport is the career counselor for student employment and internships programs at the University of Delaware. As the career consultant for College of Arts & Sciences majors, he advises undergraduate students and alumni on career development issues as well as conducts presentations of career development workshops and assist in developing support materials. Rappaport received his master's in counseling and higher education administration from the University of Delaware and his bachelor's in speech communication from Ithaca College.

Learning Outcomes

As a result of attending this program, participants will know about:

  • The interview process specific to college unions
  • What questions to ask during the interview and what questions to avoid
  • The role of the interviewer
  • The role of the interviewee

As a result of attending this program, participants will be able to:

  • Develop questions to ask during the interview process
  • Prepare well formulated answers to college union-specific interview questions
  • Create a conversation in the interview through dialogue


Updated March 30, 2015