Informational interview activities

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Informational interview activities

  1. 1. Life After AmeriCorps June 8, 2012
  2. 2. ACTIVITY #1: 30-Second Elevator Pitch1. Write down your top 5 work experiences: task, action, result.2. Narrow each down to a short paragraph.3. Think about the themes that come across: growth, customer focus, innovation, etc.4. Pick your top 1-2 themes.5. Put it together. 350 words MAX.
  3. 3.  Youll generally want to start with undergrad and/or grad studies. Quickly move past college and launch into your work history, keeping in mind that you want to highlight your top 3-5 experiences and not every last thing you did in each job. Keep your undergrad and work history to 75% of your time. Save the last moments for why XYZ company and what your future goals are. These goals should match the new position and/or the opportunities at this company.
  4. 4. ACTIVITY #2: Interviews Find a partner. Take turns interviewing each other for 10 min. each. You can choose AmeriCorps OR a career in an industry you want to or have worked in. Use 6-8 questions. GO FOR IT!

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