Informational Interviews and Job Shadowing: Learning About Careers

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Meeting with someone to ask them questions about what it's like to work in their field is called:

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1. Following someone around at work for a day or a few days to see what their job is like is called:

2. A good place to find someone for an informational interview or job shadowing is through a person's _______ or _______.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Practice questions in these assessments on informational interviews and job shadowing ask about topics including what is involved in each method and good questions to ask at an informational interview.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • What meeting with someone to ask questions about working in their field is called
  • Term for following someone at work to see what their job is like
  • Places to find someone for an informational interview or job shadowing
  • What should be done for both an informational interview and job shadowing
  • Good questions to ask at an informational interview

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about exploring career options in a different light
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as job shadowing and informational interview
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding questions to ask at an informational interview or while job shadowing

Additional Learning

Explore this topic in more detail through the lesson called Informational Interviews & Job Shadowing: Learning About Careers. This lesson is also here to help you with these objectives:

  • Discuss exploring career options
  • Learn how to schedule and conduct an informational interview
  • Explore questions to ask at an informational interview
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