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Follow-Up Tips

  • Immediately after your interview write a follow-up thank you letter.
  • After the interview write down impressions, answers to questions, and when you were told that you can expect to hear from the organization regarding next steps.
  • Note the names of people you met, such as members of a department or secretaries.
  • Try to analyze how well you did. Did you cover points you intended to cover? What areas could you improve on?
  • Send thank you notes/letters and/or emails immediately.

Remember to always write a follow-up/thank you letter after each interview with an employer. If you had multiple interviewers, then send each a letter/note and be sure to include unique information in each letter. Some recruiters say that they wait to see which students will send a follow-up/thank you letter before determining who will receive an invitation for second interviews.