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Informational Interviews

What an informational interview is and how it can help with your career. Plus how to set up an informational interview and questions to ask.

What is an Informational Interview?
An nformational interview give you a feel for what a career or company is like by learning from an employee's daily activities. Watch this About.com video to learn how to prepare for an informational interview and how to get the most from it.

Informational Interview Definition
An informational interview is an interview conducted to collect information about a job, career field, industry or company.

Informational Interviews
Skillfully used, an informational interview is one of the most valuable of all sources of occupational information.

How to Request an Informational Interview
Watch this how-to video from About.com to learn how to request an informational interview.

Informational Interview Letter
Sample letter to send to set up an informational interview or to obtain job search assistance by networking from a contact in your career field of interest.

Informational Interview Questions
Questions to ask on an informational interview.

Sample Thank You Letter for an Informational Interview
Sample thank you letter for an informational interview.

Student Information Interview Letter
Sample letter for a student to send to set up an informational interview or to obtain career assistance from a college or university contact.

What to Ask in an Informational Interview Video
This video from About.com includes examples of questions to ask in an informational interview.

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