Center for Transformative Learning

Office Location:

3rd Floor, Stephenson Hall


859-985-3404 Writing Res.

859-985-3670 Faculty Dev.

859-985-3656 Internships

859-985-3656 Career Dev.

Hours Open:

M-Th:9:00 am–8:00 pm

F:9:00 am–5:00 pm

Hours Closed:

Daily:12:00 pm–1:00 pm

T:4:00 pm–5:00 pm

Th:3:00 pm–5:00 pm

Commonly Asked Interview Questions

  • What goals have you set for yourself? How are you planning to achieve them?
  • Who or what has had the greatest influence on the development of your career interests?
  • What factors did you consider in choosing your major?
  • Why are you interested in our organization?
  • Tell me about yourself.
  • What two or three things are most important to you in a position?
  • What kind of work do you do?
  • What are your expectations of your future employer?
  • What is your GPA? How do you feel about it? Does it reflect your ability?
  • How do you solve conflicts?
  • What are your strengths? Your weaknesses?
  • What work experience has been the most valuable to you and why?
  • What was the most useful criticism you ever received, and who was it from?
  • What has been your greatest challenge?
  • What are your team-player qualities? Give examples.
  • What leadership positions have you held? Describe your leadership style.
  • What interests or concerns you about the position or the company?
  • In a particular leadership role you had, what was the greatest challenge?
  • What idea have you developed and implemented that was particularly creative or innovative?
  • What characteristics do you think are important for this position?
  • How have your educational and work experiences prepared you for this position?
  • How do you think you have changed personally since you started college?
  • Why did you choose the extracurricular activities you did? What did you gain? What did you contribute?
  • Knowing what you know now about your college experience, would you make the same decisions?
  • What can you contribute to this company/organization/agency?
  • What characteristics arc most important in a good manager/supervisor? How have you shown one of these characteristics?
  • What challenges are you looking for in a position?
  • What two or three accomplishments have given you the most satisfaction?
  • What is the most important lesson you have learned in or out of school?
Mission & Vision


The Center for Transformative Learning (CTL) inspires and empowers members of the Berea College community to grow personally, intellectually, and professionally, by connecting to one another and to resources that support deep and active learning for life.


The Center for Transformative Learning (CTL) will be the nexus for faculty, staff and students to explore innovative teaching and learning, link to high-impact educational practices, and embrace work and vocation.