Informational Interviewing Tutorial: A Key Networking Tool

A Key Networking Tool for Students, Job-Seekers, and Career-Changers

Learn about how an informational interview should be an integral part of your networking, career exploration, and job-hunting plan in this free, expert tutorial.

An informational interview involves talking with people who are currently working in the field to gain a better understanding of an occupation or industry — and to build a network of contacts in that field.

Richard Bolles, author the enduring classic book on job-hunting, What Color is Your Parachute, writes about this tutorial on his Website: “Another Quintcareers home run. One of the best & most complete articles (actually, it is a series of articles) on the subject available.”

The Quintessential Careers Informational Interviewing Tutorial is organized in the following manner:

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