Saturday, April 14, 2012

An interview gone wrong

Me: "I think my residency prepared me well for this kind of job."

Interviewer: "So you did your residency in Maryland, right?"

Me: "Um, no."

Interviewer: "Wait, where did you go to med school?"

Me: "I went to the University of--"

Interviewer: "Maryland?"

Me: "I've never actually gone to any school in Maryland."

Interviewer: [disappointed] "Oh. So I guess I can't talk to you about crabcakes."

9 comments:

  1. Once, on a job interview, the guy wanted to talk to me about building canoes. I told him the closest I'd ever been was in a landing craft in the Marine Corps. I didn't get the job.

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  2. "Um, I can talk to you about crabs. I once caught them, in a bathrooom at a Motörhead concert."

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  3. Maryland is awesome! It's the best!

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  4. Crabcakes are overrated, especially the ones from Maryland...

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    1. Hush puppies are overrated, too. But if you go to just the right place for crabcakes and hushpuppies -- mmmmm. (It's in North Carolina.)

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  5. Oh damn, I wish I had that interviewer! I love crab cakes!!!

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  6. Why would someone have to be from MD in order to discuss crabcakes? This is very confusing.

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  7. Funny story. :)

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