You’ve probably heard that the best way to find a job or internship opportunity is through networking. But if the idea of going to a huge career fair or formal mixer event makes you panic, a career conversation could be the networking option for you! Career conversations, also known as informational interviews, are one-on-one chats with a professional working for a company or in an industry that interests you. It could be a 20 minute phone call or a conversation over coffee to learn more about their career path, gain advice about how get your foot in the door, and share a little about your own skills and goals for your career.
Want to know more? Check out this video with everything you need to know about setting up a career conversation:
And if you are wondering what an actual career conversation looks like, this video will show you what to expect: