Interview Questions

>> Wednesday, March 01, 2006

  • Why the Peace Corps?
  • Give an example of a leadership position you have had.
  • What do you do to relax or deal with a stressful situation?
  • Is there anything that might stop you from completing your 27-month service?
  • When was a time that you disagreed with a person? How did you deal with it? Did you speak to him or her about it directly?
  • Have you ever had to take leadership in an unstructured setting? How did you deal with that?
  • How do you feel about any of the following:
    • Living somewhere with no running water or no electricity?
    • Living away from other Peace Corps volunteers?
    • Being away from home and family?
    • Having to eat different foods?
    • Being in a "fishbowl" where you're constantly watched by everyone?
    • Being in a country that has alcohol as a key drink?
    • Being in a country with no alcohol?
  • How long have you been away from home before? What do you miss most about being away from your family?
  • How do you feel about being in a country with strict gender roles? How do you think you could deal with that?
  • Are you a vegetarian?
  • What do you think will be your greatest challenge acquiring a new language?
  • Have you ever had Spanish? How able do you think you would be to use the Spanish you currently know?
  • Do you have a religious preference of the country you go to? Would you want particular church services?
  • Tell about an experience when you were able to transfer some knowledge or skill to someone who was different from yourself. What did you learn about your interpersonal skills from that experience?

2 comments:

Sipra 10:39 AM, November 10, 2008  

thanks so much! i interview today

Anonymous 4:09 AM, December 15, 2009  

...please where can I buy a unicorn?

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