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The 4 Ps of Interviews

Types of Interviews

5 Employer Concerns

Dress for the Interview

Interview Questions You May be Asked

Sample Interview Questions to Ask  Sample Interview Questions Not To Ask

Thank You Letters

Informational Interviews




Send thank you letters to anyone who has:

  • referred you to employers

  • interviewed you for employment

  • offered you a position

  • rejected you for employment

  • provided you with general information

  • written recommendations for you



Try to send the letters within 24 hours of the interviews, a maximum of two days later.

Length of your letter

Keep it to a brief page. Don't stress over it too much — it's more important just to send something quickly than to delay doing it for days.

Personalize each letter

Content of your letter

Other tips

Email vs. 'snail' mail


The following is a summary of employer responses to this question, as posed by the National Association of Colleges and Employers. Three out of the four employers responding said that an email thank-you note is acceptable. One said that thank-you notes should be sent by mail. Here's what each said:

Boston College