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Informational Interviewing Tutorial


Sample Letter Requesting an Informational Interview


Here's a sample cover letter requesting an informational interview:


Mark Steppe, Esq.
1313 Avenue of the Harbors
Suite 4444
Silver City, CA 12345



Dear Mr. Steppe:


I am student at California Western School of Law, beginning my third trimester. Labor law has been of interest to me since I took a class in that subject as an undergraduate. Your firm has an outstanding reputation in that field of practice.


My area of concentration in law school will be labor law. I would appreciate the opportunity to meet with you briefly and discuss the practice of your specialty. I am especially interested in your views regarding public vs. private employment experience. Any further insights you have would be greatly appreciated.


I will contact your office the week of October 2 to set up a mutually convenient time for this informational meeting.






Jeremy D. Mondaca


See another sample letter requesting an informational interview.


If someone has referred you to another person for an informational interview, consider a letter, such as this sample referral letter requesting an informational interview.





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