Interview SOS provides one-on-one resume and cover letter writing, job interview preparation, and college and graduate school interview preparation to clients in Los Angeles and around the world using the telephone, Skype, and Google Chat. Our company is led by experienced career services professionals from UCLA, USC and Claremont who are committed to providing top notch interview coaching services to clients. Our career professionals have been featured in the New York Post and Career Builder. Our offices are in Los Angeles, California.
Our mission is to help our clients getting the job or gain admission to school of their dreams. We write top-notch, personalized resumes that get call-backs and we insist that our resume writers have strong credentials. We provide an educational service to help applicants succeed in the interview process by demonstrating their skills, experience, and educational credentials. The interview is the most critical piece of the application process, and we want our clients to be able to present themselves in the best possible way. We help our clients by giving an assessment of their applications and helping them to emphasize their strengths and mitigate weaknesses. We want our clients to feel confident, well-prepared, and aware of what to expect in the interview.
Dr. Buntt is Vice President of Career Services at the Interview SOS.
Dr. Buntt studied medicine at Hebrew University, where he was a member of the school’s admissions committee. He concluded his medical training at Hadas Medical Center and matriculated to UCLA business school, where he received his MBA. Dr. Bunt subsequently worked as Head of Admissions for the S. California College of Osteopathic Medicine, a planned new Osteopathic medical school in Palmdale, California currently pursuing accreditation in California.
After joining Interview SOS in 2011, Dr. Buntt has helped thousands of clients to apply to medical school, residency programs, nursing school, and other educational programs for health professionals.
Matt is Senior Manager of Career Services at Interview SOS.
Matt has his BA at the University of Southern California and then received his MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management. Before working at Interview SOS, Matt worked for a Bay Area nonprofit, where he secured grants from CA state agencies and major private foundations for career services. Matt is in the process of writing a book that examines representations of citizenship from the Fourteenth Amendment to the Great Depression.
Matt enjoys running, surfing, and spending time with his family.
Peter is Senior Manager of Career Preparation Services at Interview SOS. Peter ‘s area of expertise is career coaching with a special weight on communication strategies, principally the development of focused career objectives, resumes and strong presentation skills. Peter’s experience in the career field started in 2011 as an executive recruiter.
Peter got his BA at the Harvard and his MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management.
About Vijay Chokal Ingam, CFA
Vijay is an experienced financial analyst, career coach and hiring manager, who was disappointed with the interview skills of many job applicants, even those from top-ranked business schools. In 2009, Vijay began offering personalized interview coaching and resume writing services in Los Angeles. He subsequently founded Interview SOS and wrote The Definitive Guide to Ace Your Interview and Get the Job.
Vijay was a career coach for the Parker Career Management Center (UCLA Anderson School of Management MBA-level career counseling service) who helped other students prepare for job interviews, write resumes, and draft cover letters. For four years prior to business school, Vijay acted as a Boston-area diversity recruiter and interviewer for the Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Career Program. Vijay’s past employers include Citibank, US Bank, State Street Corporation, the McGraw-Hill Companies, and Bain Capital-owned Guitar Center.
Vijay has his BA in Economics from the University of Chicago and an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management in Los Angeles, California. He is a National Merit Scholar and CFA charter holder. Vijay also has experience in healthcare, having passed the USMLE Step 1 and attended medical school for 2 years.
Vijay is a frequent speaker on career issues and gives seminars and workshops on resume writing, career development and interview preparation. Contact Interview SOS for more information.
Vijay’s sister, Mindy Kaling, is the executive producer, writer, and star of the Mindy Project on Fox Television.
- Four years of experience as a job interview coach and resume writer
- Former Student Career Counselor for the Parker CMC (UCLA’s business school career office)
- Author of The Definitive Guide to Ace Your Interview and Get the Job
- Bachelors in Economics from the University of Chicago
- Masters in Business Administration from UCLA Anderson
- Ten years of professional work experience at US Bank, Citibank, the McGraw-Hill Companies, State Street Corporation, and Bain Capital-owned Guitar Center as a hiring manager
- Toastmasters Competent Communicator
- National Merit Scholar
- CFA charterholder
- Passed USMLE Step 1, completed 2 years of medical school at St. Louis University in Missouri
- Interviewed at 12 allopathic American medical schools including Washington University, the University of Pennsylvania, Case Western Reserve University and Mount Sinai
Patti has been helping students write resumes and apply to college and graduate school, since 2009. Prior to becoming a college counselor and resume writer, she worked in as an advertising executive in Los Angeles. While working in marketing, she wrote marketing material, copy, and sales pitches. As a lifelong writer, Patti collects rare books, studies literature, and works as a copywriter.
Patti received her BA in English Literature from Claremont McKenna College, where she worked in the Admissions Office.