Dress For Interviews
dressing for success
Dress to Impress
If you have an upcoming interview, plan to attend a career fair, or want to go to an employer information session, you may be wondering what to wear. Most students want to look their best when meeting with potential employers. However, knowing what attire is appropriate and assembling a stylish but conservative outfit may be daunting.
Any time you meet with an employer, whether it's at a career fair, interview, or information session, dress should be business professional unless otherwise stated. Information about business casual is provided in the following links in order to help you get a fuller picture of how to dress for the world of work.
WHAT TO WEAR and WHAT NOT TO WEAR
Put Your Best Foot Forward: A Guide to Dressing for Interviews, Information Sessions, and More
From the Boston College Career Center's Recruiting Program. Features pictures of appropriate business formal and business casual attire as well as tips for all aspects of interview dress and grooming.
SYMS Dress to Achieve
This site breaks down the complete interview outfit, gives tips on how to find suits that fit well, and offers images of what to wear for different fields such as advertising, finance, retail, technology, and education.
Dress to Impress: A Guide
From Washington State University. Gives examples of outfits with employer positive and negative feedback. Also, tips on getting a work wardrobe when you're on a budget.