What Makes A Good Informational Interview Question?

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With access to hundreds of informational interview questions through just a quick search of the Internet, it might seem like a great idea to simply choose a few and set up your meeting. After all, there are websites that claim …

By Kay Kimball Gruder
Kay Kimball Gruder Assistant Director of Graduate Student Career Programs and Services Kay Kimball Gruder
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How to Find and Select a Professional for an Informational Interview

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The place to start this activity is to develop a list of individuals to interview by utilizing your own personal network.  That can include family, friends, supervisors, advisors, and/or mentors or, as a next best alternative, consider employers you have …

By Paul Gagnon
Paul Gagnon Career Consultant, College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources Paul Gagnon
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Creating a Personal Spending Plan


Managing your money is important. Students most often associate money management with creating a budget. However, the word “budget” can seem aversive and is often equated with enforcing restrictions on spending. Instead, you may want to consider making yourself a …

By Alexandra Pierce
Alexandra Pierce Graduate Assistant, College to Career Transitions & Alumni Services Alexandra Pierce
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