The Informational Interview:  What Is It and Why it Is Important

An informational interview is a brief meeting with someone who is in a career or industry that you are considering.  It is a chance to get first-hand information and advice that is specific to your interests and concerns. In addition to gaining knowledge about the field and career, you will meet professionals and begin to establish a network of contacts. As a student you will find that professionals are generally more willing to help and support your career development – they remember when they were students!

Please visit our step by step guide on how to effectively conduct an informational interview by clicking here on informational interview guide.