IMPORTANT ITEMS TO TAKE TO AN INTERVIEW

 

 

 

SOCIAL SECURITY

CARD

 

 

 

Bring your actual card - not just your number.† You only show this if asked.

IDENTIFICATION

 

 

A driverís license or a birth certificate is required by most employers.† You only show this if asked.

REFERENCES

 

Have the names and phone numbers of at least three people who can attest to your character and ability.† Not relatives unless the employer stresses personal references.† Otherwise employers want the references to be able to talk about your work style and/or work ethic.

 

TRANSCRIPTS

 

This is helpful in completing an application or demonstrating to employers specialized courses or grades. Some employers like to have official transcripts mailed to them, but most will accept unofficial transcripts that you copy and include in your portfolio.

 

CERTIFICATES &

AWARDS

 

Any form of recognition which can be shown to employers to prove accomplishments. Some mini-classes hand out a certificate of completion these can also be included as a part of your portfolio.

 

PERSONAL

DATA/RESUME

 

Assists in completing applications and may be handed out to everyone who interviews you.

SAMPLES OF YOUR

WORK

If you have samples of work you did in school or on the job that will demonstrate your abilities to the employer, you may consider bringing it with you to the interview.