Show off skills in communication.
Answered - Dental Receptionist (Current Employee) - Portland, OR
Be yourself and speak honestly.
Answered - Intern (Former Employee) - Portland, OR
Be sure to investigate your prospective supervisor. The supervisors that I encountered at PSU were incompetent and did not have much in the way of emotional intelligence or the ability to manage and supervise workers serving under them.
Answered - Research Associate (Former Employee) - Institute on Aging
Get to know the folks in the departments. They are your advocates and best friends.
Answered - Adjunct Professor (Former Employee) - Portland, OR