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Job Shadowing/Career of Interest Interviews

List of Interview Questions
1. What are some of the challenges of your job?
2. What was the most rewarding project you’ve worked on, and why it was
rewarding?
3. What project did/do you consider a classic "war story"? Why was it so
difficult; and what would you do differently now?
4. Why did you choose this particular career?
5. How does your career affect the world? Will this position be around in 5,
10, 15 years?
6. Why did you choose this job?
7. Can you describe your typical day?
8. How would you rate your job on a scale of 1-10 on the basis of fun?
9. Is your job mainly physical strain, mental strain or both?
10. Did you know you were going to be doing this job when you were our age?
11. Does your job take any special talents?
12. Can you live and work anywhere in the U.S. or can your job be done only
in certain places?
13. Are there any limitations on your personal and/or social life because of
the nature of your work?
14. How would you advise me to plan for my future?
15. What are some other interesting jobs that might be related to yours?
16. What job would you choose if you didn’t do what you do now?
17. What are some things you don’t like about your job?
18. What is the most satisfying thing about a job? Money? Vacations?
Co-workers? Retirement? Or what?
Guest Speaker Talking Points
Guest Speaker Talking Points
1. What are some of the challenges of your job?
2. What was the most rewarding project you’ve worked on, and why it was rewarding?
3. What project did/do you consider a classic "war story"? Why was it so difficult; and what
would you do differently now?
4. Why did you choose this particular career?
5. How does your career affect the world? Will this position be around in 5, 10, 15 years?
6. Why did you choose this job?
7. Can you describe your typical day?
8. How would you rate your job on a scale of 1-10 on the basis of fun?
9. Is your job mainly physical strain, mental strain or both?
10. Did you know you were going to be doing this job when you were our age?
11. Does your job take any special talents?
12. Can you live and work anywhere in the U.S. or can your job be done only in certain places?
13. Are there any limitations on your personal and/or social life because of the nature of your
work?
14. How would you advise me to plan for my future?
15. What are some other interesting jobs that might be related to yours?
16. What job would you choose if you didn’t do what you do now?
17. What are some things you don’t like about your job?
18. What is the most satisfying thing about a job? Money? Vacations? Co-workers?
Retirement? Or what?
1. Today’s guest speaker is _______________________________________
2. What is his/her occupation and or job title?
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3. What kind of education do you need for this occupation?
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4. What are the day-to-day duties?
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5. What skills are needed for this occupation?
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6. What did you learn from this guest speaker?
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7. What question(s) do you still have?
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8. What is one quote you liked (“quotable quote”) or a take-home
message/lesson that you got from this presentation?
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