Identify an Occupation(s), Career Path(s) for Informational Interviews
Identify one or more occupations or career paths you would like to investigate. Assess your own interests, abilities, values, and skills, and evaluate labor conditions and trends to identify the best fields to research.
If you’re uncertain about your career path, try and narrow the focus through one or more of these tools:
Once you’ve narrowed your career choices, read all you can about the field(s) before the informational interview(s).
Decide what information you would like to obtain about the occupation/industry.
Prepare a list of questions that you would like to have answered.
Have you checked out the rest of the great free career and job-related tutorials offered on Quintessential Careers?
Maximize your career and job-search knowledge and skills! Take advantage of The Quintessential Careers Content Index, which enables site visitors to locate articles, tutorials, quizzes, and worksheets in 35 career, college, job-search topic areas.