Informational Interviews: Networking in Your Industry

An informational interview is an informal conversation you have with a professional in an area of interest to you. It is an effective research tool and is best done after preliminary online research. The objective of an informational interview is to create a networking relationship and seek insight from an experienced professional. Informational interviews are not used to ask for a job but to create a relationship. Review this resource for examples of intentional questions that can help inform your career search or goals.