Come prepared with a list of questions about the position and Intel. This is your chance to really show your interest. Here are a few examples:
What exactly would I do in this type of position?
What role does this type of position play in Intel's technology mission?
What is an average day like in this type of position?
What are the growth opportunities in this type of position?
What's management structure like in this group?
What advanced training and development opportunities are available in this role?
Develop your answers to all the job-specific and interpersonal skills questions possible. Integrate specific examples of your skills in your answers, highlighting the following important areas:
Problem Solving Skills
We want to understand how you've handled difficult problems in the past.
This is one of Intel's core values—we set challenging and competitive goals and act effectively to meet those goals. Tell us how you've demonstrated this kind of effectiveness in your projects.
Leadership and Team Skills
Leadership and teamwork are necessary for everyday life at Intel. Discuss how you've demonstrated these abilities in other settings.
Open and direct communication is an important part of the culture at Intel. We want to see if you can clearly articulate your ideas and communicate effectively in a variety of situations.
Semiconductor companies, and Intel in particular, are very fast paced environments. Intel employees need to be able to innovate and quickly adapt. Tell us how you've shown adaptability to changing environments.
Dress for success
Even when interviewing for a position within a casual-attire culture like Intel's, it is important that you dress in professional business attire for an interview. Women should wear a suit or a dress and men should wear a suit and tie.
Approaching the interview
Here are the most important points to remember before you arrive for an interview:
Be professional and relaxed
Fully understand each question and think about your answer before responding
Be specific and brief with your answers
Bring copies of your current CV or resume and educational transcript
Bring your prepared questions about Intel and the position you are applying for