Questions to consider

Questions to consider before your interview at Marquette

As a candidate for a position at Marquette University, it may be helpful to reflect upon these questions before your interview.

  • What aspects of the mission statement resonate with your experience and heighten your interest in working at Marquette?
  • Are there any parts of Marquette's mission that cause concern for you? Do you have any questions that might help clarify these concerns?
  • Can you articulate some specific ways in which Marquette's mission as a Catholic, Jesuit university might enhance and support your work with students and colleagues?
  • How have you demonstrated service to others in your previous positions? How would you plan to carry this experience forward at Marquette?
  • What is your understanding of Catholic Social Teaching and Catholic Intellectual Tradition? How might you contribute to the promotion and advancement of both at Marquette?
  • Marquette University ensures academic freedom, thrives on the diversity of beliefs and cultures, and values religious freedom. What skills do you bring to working in a diverse academic environment?
  • Jesuit education stresses the care of the whole person, intellectually, physically and spiritually. How might you encourage students and colleagues to integrate these three dimensions of their lives at Marquette?
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Marquette's Mission

Dedicated to serving God by serving our students, faculty, and staff, Marquette University contributes to the advancement of knowledge by searching for truth, discovering and sharing knowledge, fostering personal and professional excellence, promoting a life of faith, and developing service leadership in others.

At Marquette, we believe the pursuit of excellence is a lifelong endeavor and education needs to encompass the whole person, through formation of the mind and heart. We are committed to the unfettered pursuit of truth under the mutually illuminating powers of human intelligence and Christian faith. All members of the Marquette community, from every faith tradition, give concrete expression to these beliefs by giving of themselves in service to those in need.

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