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IS 103 First Year Experience - Negron: Networking & Interviewing

Informational Interviews

An informational interview is an informal conversation you can have with someone working in an area of interest you . It is not a job interview. It is a chance for you to reach out professionals and get firsthand, relevant information about the daily realities of working within a particular  field,  industry or position. 

Other benefits include : 

  • Learning about career paths you did not know existed
  • Gain valuable tips on how to prepare for and land your first position 
  • Begin to expand your network of contacts in a specific field who may forward you leads to jobs in the future


Interviewing some one in a career you  are interested in is a great way to learn about the profession and network.  Use the links below to help you prepare for an informational interview.

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