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What is an Informational Interview?
How can I prepare?
- Draft a list of potential contacts to interview
- Reach out to an individual to see if they are open to meeting
- Research the company or organization
- See library databases below and don't forget to check out company websites
- Prepare a list of potential questions
- Be prepared to give a brief history of your background and interests
- Dress professionally, be on time, and . . . Breathe.
This is great chance to get an insider's view on what a job involves.
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Sample Interview Questions