Informational Interviews: What are They & How to Prepare for Them


Jul. 14, 2020, 12pm to 1pm


Informational interviews are beneficial for graduate students that are exploring new career paths or interested in learning more about companies within their field of study. While informational interviews don’t immediately result in a job, they give students exposure and the opportunity to build professional relationships. Join us to learn the do’s and don’ts of informational interviewing so that you can get the most out of them!

By participating in this workshop you will:

  • Understand the  purpose of an informational interview
  • Learn how to properly ask for an informational interview
  • Learn strategies for how to prepare for an informational interview so that you can make a great impression

PDA Type: N/A
PDA Pillars: Career Prep.
Learning Experience: Lecture & Interactive 
Time Commitment: < 2 hours
Lifecycle Stage: Early, Mid, Late Master’s & Early, Mid, Late Doctoral

  • Justin Gomez, Assistant Director of Career & Professional Development, Career Services
  • Kassie Moore, Career Coach, Career Services

Admission Information

This workshop is open to UNLV graduate students and postdoctoral scholars. 

Please RSVP at least 24 hours prior to the workshop.  

Meeting Link: Join Meeting

Contact Information

Graduate College
Grad Rebel

External Sponsor

Graduate College
Career Services