Why should we hire you for this internship?

By - Kaustubh Katdare • 1 year ago • 8.1k views

One of the most common questions asked in every internship interview is "Why should we hire you for this internship?". A good answer to this question can 10x your chances of getting selected as an intern.

It is mandatory for engineering students to take up internship at a company that works in the domain of their interest. For example TCS Internship are quite popular among engineering students.

Let's take a quick look at the guiding points to shape our answer to this question and then we'll write actual answers -

  1. Match: Make it about the match between you and company.
  2. Role: Know about the role and make interviewer aware about it
  3. Expectations:Set the expectations from the company and what you offer in return
  4. Resume: Make sure that your resume matches the role you are applying for
  5. Skills: Ensure that you have the right skills for the role

Keep the answer as short as possible. I'll now add a few sample answers to the question.


  • Kaustubh
    Kaustubh Katdare

    Sample Answer 1:

    I believe I am an ideal candidate for this internship because I am passionate about the industry and eager to learn.

    I have actively sought out opportunities to gain experience, such as volunteering and taking relevant coursework.

    Additionally, I possess relevant skills that I can apply to this internship, such as communication, teamwork, and problem-solving.

    Overall, I am confident that my enthusiasm and dedication would make me a valuable addition to your team.

  • Kaustubh
    Kaustubh Katdare

    Sample Answer 2:

    I am excited about the opportunity to work with your company because of its reputation for excellence and innovation in the industry.

    I am impressed by the work your team has done in the past, and I believe I would thrive in this fast-paced and dynamic environment.

    I am a quick learner and am eager to contribute my skills and creativity to your projects.

    Overall, I am confident that I would be an asset to your team and would make the most of this opportunity.

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