During an interview, you should strive to put your best foot forward. To do this, you must know your own capabilities and limitations, understand the job for which you are interviewing, know what you can contribute to the organization and the position, and present yourself and your capabilities positively. Interviews are stressful for most people. You can avoid some of the stress by preparing beforehand.
Applicants interviewed for ARS research scientist positions, in most cases, may be required to conduct a seminar as part of the interview process.
The following tips might be useful to you in preparing for interviews:
Know the Organization. Research the organization beforehand. Visit the organization's web site and read up on the agency's mission and about the specific part of the organization where the position is located. Talk to others who work in the organization.
Good Luck In Your Endeavors! If you don't get the first job, keep trying. Each interview should be viewed as a learning experience and will be helpful to you as you try to land the job that's right for you.