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Informational Interviewing

What is Informational Interviewing?

Informational interviewing just means speaking with professionals who are currently working in a career, industry, or environment that interests you.  Informational interviewing is a good option for students who are exploring majors and career paths, or new graduates seeking information about specific careers or career changes.

How to Get Started

If you think you would benefit from an informational interview, you may be wondering whom to reach out to and how. There are a lot of ways to determine who can help you, but you can get started using the links on the right hand side of this page. Our informational interview guide will help you figure out what types of questions you should be asking during an informational interview, and how you can reach out to people. You can also use LinkedIn to help you search for University of Hartford alumni who are working in your chosen field. You can also schedule an appointment with a career advisor for more help.