Suggested Questions

Interviewers aren’t required to ask all of these questions. They are just suggestions to start a good conversation.

How would you describe yourself?

How did you enter the education abroad field?

How would you describe your career?

How would you describe the education abroad field?

Did you study abroad?

How did you learn about the profession?

Who are/were your mentors in the field?

What did you think you were going to be when you grew up?

What did you want to be when you grew up?

What motivates your work in education abroad?

Do you always like your job?

If you could have any job now, what would it be?

How do you feel about retirement?

What is your favorite story from your life in education abroad?

What has been the proudest moment in your education abroad career?

Are there any difficult moments of your career that you would like to talk about?

What brings you the most satisfaction in your professional life?

What is the most important lesson you have learned as an education abroad professional?

Do you separate your professional and personal life?  How do they intersect?

Who are your best education abroad friends? How did you meet? What makes you such good friends?

What is your message to the education abroad field?