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Three tips for a successful job interview from Gannon Career Exploration and Development

Published: 09/02/2022

Three tips for a successful job interview from Gannon Career Exploration and Development.

Three tips for a successful job interview from Gannon Career Exploration and Development.

Brush up on your interview skills with these tips from Gannon University's Office of Career Exploration and Development - and don't forget to register for the Fall Career Fair!

1. Research

Research the company prior to the interview.  Know about key projects, initiatives, values, and leadership at the organization.

2. Dress professionally

For most interviews, a full suit/professional dress is encouraged. Pro tip: visit Gannon’s Career Closet in the SSC if you need professional attire.

3. Practice

Practice with sample questions using Gannon’s free Big Interview resource here.

Start brushing up on your interview skills and register for the 2022 Career Fair, coming up on September 20 at Gannon University's Institute for Health and Cyber Knowledge (I-HACK).

Grow your career by networking with professionals about career interests and discuss internship and full-time opportunities with local, regional, and national employers.

Here is our full list of employers attending this year's Career Fair:

National Fuel Gas


Nightingale Nursing and Rehab

Achievement Center of LECOM Health

Bethesda Lutheran Services


Progressive Insurance

Erie Metropolitan Transit Authority

Courtyard and Sheraton Erie Bayfront Hotels

Enterprise Holdings

PA CareerLink

Barber National Institute

Nexstar Media Group inc.

Port Erie Plastics

Schaffner, Knight, and Minnaugh Co, PC

Sarah A. Reed Children's Center

Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Truck-Lite Co., LLC

Federal Resources Corporation

Crawford Central School District

Team Hardinger


LECOM Institute for Successful Aging

McGill, Power, Bell & Associates, LLP

Quest Global

Perseus House, Inc.

Marquette Savings Bank

Stairways Behavioral Health

YMCA of Greater Erie

The Residence at Presque Isle Bay

Child Development Centers Inc

Epic Web Studios

UPMC Western Behavioral Health at Safe Harbor

Supportive Living Services

Wabtec Corporation

UPMC Hamot

County of Erie

Parker LORD

Logistics Plus


Industrial Sales and Manufacturing Inc

Heritage Valley Health System

Maloney, Reed, Scarpitti & Co., LLP

Lake Effect Leaders AmeriCorps VISTA

Allegheny Health Network


Medaille College

Equitable Advisors

Erie Insurance

Country Fair

United States Marine Corps-Officer Selection

University of Pittsburgh - School of Education

PNC Financial Services

Erie County - Office of Children & Youth

Ajax/CECO/Erie Press

Lockheed Martin RMS IT


UPMC - Financial Management Rotation Program

The Academy Schools

Siemens Mobility Inc.

Commonwealth of PA


LECOM Health Corry Memorial Hospital

Work on your resume, elevator pitch, and interview skills to prepare for making great connections: email for a virtual or in-person career fair preparation session. 

All media inquiries can be made by contacting Doug Oathout, Chief of Staff and Director of Marketing and Communications, at (814) 871-7470 or