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, then practice answering them out loud in a natural manner. Integrate
specific examples of your skills in your answers, highlighting the following important areas:
Problem Solving Skills
We want to understand how you've tackled difficult problems in the past.
This is one of Intel's core values—we focus on setting challenging and competitive goals and executing flawlessly towards those goals. Tell us how you've demonstrated this in past projects.
Leadership and good team-work skills are necessary for everyday life at Intel. Discuss how you've demonstrated these abilities in other settings.
Open and direct communication is the way at Intel. We want to see if you can clearly articulate your ideas and communicate effectively in a variety of situations.
Adaptability to Change
Intel, and the semiconductor industry in general, are very fast paced environments. Intel employees need to be able to readily adapt to change to continue to innovate. 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's important that you dress in professional business attire for an interview. For women, this means
a suit or a dress, and for men, a suit and a tie. True, it might be the only suit you wear at Intel, but it's important to dress professionally for your interview.
Approaching the interview
Here are the most important points to remember before you walk into an interview:
Be professional and relaxed
Fully understand the question and think it through before answering
Be specific and concise with your answers
Bring copies of your current resume/curriculum vitae (C.V.) and transcript
Bring your prepared questions about Intel and the position