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Informational Interviews

Informational interviews provide an inside view of a job field unmatched by other sources. By meeting with alumni or friends of the college for an in depth conversation about their career path and current profession you can gain first hand experiences and valuable advice for your future. Beyond the advantages of gaining valuable career information, an informational interview provides the opportunity to build self-confidence and to improve your ability to handle a job interview.

There is a skill to conducting an informational interview well. To discuss this process with a career advisor please call our office to make an appointment. The handouts below will also assist you through the process: