15 Questions to Ask in an Informational Interview

Before we get started, let’s get something straight: an informational interview is not a job interview but, an informational interview is a great way to expand your network and to learn more about a career/field of interest.

Even if you’re not currently job searching, conducting an information interview with someone you admire or with someone who has a job that you admire is an opportunity to gain clarity on a specific industry, company or position.

Check out page 26 of the Career Guide to Learn more  about what an information interview is and how to request an informational interview! Once you’ve done that, prepare for your information interview by reviewing 15 questions to ask in an informational interview!

By Cassie Spencer
Cassie Spencer Assistant Director, Internship and Career Education Cassie Spencer