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How would you conduct the informational interview?


☛ Dress neatly and appropriately, as you would for a job interview.
☛ Arrive on time or a few minutes early.
☛ Restate that your objective is to get information and advice, not a job.
☛ Give a brief overview of yourself and your education and/or work background.
☛ Be prepared to direct the interview, but also let the conversation flow naturally, and encourage the interviewee to do most of the talking.
☛ Listen well and show genuine interest in what the person has to say.
☛ Take notes if you would like.
☛ Respect the person's time. Keep the appointment length within the time span that you requested.
☛ Ask the person if you may contact him or her again in the future with other questions.
☛ Always ask for names of other people to talk to for additional information or a different perspective.

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