Conducting an Informational Interview
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assignment Level : Introductive
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In this final course of the English for Business Networking Professional Certificate program, you’ll put your knowledge into practice by preparing for and conducting an informational interview.

First off, you’ll clarify your goals and set up a practice informational interview. You’ll practice talking on the phone to make arrangements to meet. Then, you’ll set up a second informational interview. You’ll learn how to research a person and write questions to learn more about them or their career. You’ll also learn the parts of an interview.

Finally, you’ll learn the key steps for following up with a person after your interview. You’llsuccessfully complete a whole cycle of networking activities.

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Prerequisite

Intermediate level of English language proficiency

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Syllabus

  • Research a person you would like to interview using LinkedIn and other tools.
  • Prepare for and conduct an informational interview with someone you already know, and follow up with a thank-you note.
  • Prepare for and conduct an informational interview witha new contact
  • Follow up with a thank-you note.
  • Share your lessons learnedaboutinformational interviewsand networking
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Joel Ozretich
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University of Washington

Richard Moore
Instructor
University of Washington

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Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest state-supported institutions of higher education on the West Coast and is one of the preeminent research universities in the world.

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