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Interviewing Skill Blitz: Answering the Tell Me About Yourself Question

Speaker: John Taborn, OITE

About this event

Learn how to navigate the notoriously difficult question most people are fearful of being asked during an interview: "Tell me about yourself."

Although talking about ourselves may seem like it should be a naturally easy thing to do, it isn't so simple in high pressure situations and environments. This short "blitz" on interviewing skills provides tips and strategies to consider while thinking about your methods in answering the infamous "Tell me about yourself" question.

Attend this event


Jan 22, 2024


2pm - 3pm


Building 50, Room 1227

Intended Audience

Graduate Students, Postbac, Postdoctoral Fellows

How to attend

This event is held in-person on the Bethesda Campus.

Accommodations and additional information

American Sign Language interpreting services, CART services, and other reasonable accommodations are available upon request. Individuals who need interpreting services and/or other reasonable accommodations to participate in this event should contact OITE at or the NIH Interpreting Office directly at Requests should be made at least five business days in advance, when possible, in order to ensure interpreter availability.


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