Informational Interviewing
Introductory Statement

Mr. Smith, let me tell you why I'm here. First, I'd Like to repeat something that I mentioned in my letter and that is I don't expect you to have a position for me or even know of one. I'm in the process of doing some research on my career plans and I'm talking to a number of people in various organizations to see how they could vest utilize a person with my skills.

As your can see form my resume, I have proven skills in _________________________. Jim Jones suggested that your would be an excellent source of information in ___________________________. What I'd like to ask you today is, "what types of positions could you see a person with my skills and experience successfully handling within your type of organization?"

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