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Dressing for the Interview

Even if the department is casual, you should dress in professional business attire for an interview. Dressing professionally will always make a good first impression, anything else is a risk.

Be sure to choose clothes and shoes that are both comfortable and make you feel good. Uncomfortable clothing may be distracting and affect your interview performance.

Dressing for the Interview

  • A well-coordinated suit/outfit; navy, gray or black and a shirt in a complementary color (white or light color)
  • Clean dress shoes
  • Trimmed and clean nails
  • No perfume/cologne
  • Neat and professional hairstyle
  • Sparse jewelry
  • Cover tattoos

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Last Updated: 12/14/23