Informational Interview Guide

Informational interviewing is a great way

  • To refine your goals for your vocation and career
  • To get information about a specific role or position
  • To gather information about a particular organization
  • To learn about the job market in a specific industry or geographic region

The goal of an informational interview is to gather information — NOT TO CONDUCT A JOB INTERVIEW!

Arrange informational interviews with people who

  • Have the power to hire you
  • Are knowledgeable about the field or the organization
  • Have connections that may help you get your foot in the door of the organization or a similar one

The tips below will help you get ready so that you are prepared and confident: