Interview Invitation

Here is our template and some tips on how to accept an interview invitation:

  • Address the internship coordinator by name.
  • Thank them for the opportunity to interview.
  • State your weekday availability (remember to specify Eastern Standard Time).
  • Put your phone number.
  • Let them know you look forward to speaking to them.

To confirm your interview appointment, follow this template.

Here is our template and some tips on how to politely turn down an interview invitation:

  • Address the internship coordinator by name.
  • Thank them for the offer to interview for the position.
  • Politely inform them that you have already accepted an internship with another organization.
  • Thank them again for their time on reviewing your application.

If an unforeseen emergency happens and you miss your interview, follow these tips to apologize and request a new interview time.

  • Address the interviewer by name.
  • Ask them to please accept your apology for missing the interview with XYZ organization on <Date Time>. Tell them that you experienced an unforeseen emergency that prevented you from being able to attend the interview.
  • Reassert that their company offers an invaluable opportunity and you appreciate any consideration they could give you in rescheduling your interview.
  • Write 2-3 sentences reasserting why you would be a good fit for the internship position.
  • Thank them for their understanding and say that you hope you will be able to speak with them in the near future to discuss your qualifications for the position.