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Sample Sport Management Interview Questions 

  • What is success? What personal characteristics do you possess that will contribute to your success with our organization?
  • What was the most important thing you learned from your sport management internship? What did you learn that you could apply to this position?
  • Why did you choose to major in sport management at Slippery Rock University?
  • What qualities do you possess that indicate that you will be successful in this field?
  • What have you done that shows initiative and a willingness to work?
  • What new skills or capabilities have you developed over the last year?
  • What motivates you?
  • What were the biggest pressures you had to deal with during your internship experience?
  • What did you dislike about your internship experience?
  • Do you feel you work well under pressure? Provide an example.
  • What do you think will be your greatest contribution to our organization?
  • Why do you want to work for our organization?
  • Describe a high-pressure situation you had to handle at work. Describe the situation, who was involved, and what you did in terms of the situation.
  • You are coordinating a large stadium event where you expect 8,000 people to attend. How do you preplan for this event?
  • Tell me about a time when you thought “outside of the box” to achieve a particular goal.
  • Describe for me a situation that would demonstrate the level of confidence that you have in yourself.
  • In this position, you must interact successfully with people, clients, upper management, subordinates, etc. in order to make a positive impact. Can you sketch out two or three key strengths you feel you have in dealing with people?
  • Tell me about the most effective contribution you have made as part of a task group or special project team.

 

 

  

  

 

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