Jessica Pointing knows how to interview.
The Harvard University junior received internship offers from companies including Google, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, McKinsey, Bain, Goldman Sachs, and Morgan Stanley.
A computer science and physics major, she has received offer letters for roles in software engineering, data science, product management, consulting, investment banking, trading, and quantitative finance.
How does she do it? She credits being prepared and relaxed with her string of successful interviews.
Pointing published her best interviewing tips on her blog, the Optimize Guide, which features educational and career advice for high school and college students. Business Insider has shared her tips below, with permission.
1. Do your homework
Pointing made sure to hit the books before interviewing.