Top 15 Informational Interview Questions to Ask (and Why)

Informational interviews put you in the driver’s seat. They are phenomenal opportunities to find out more about a job, career path, industry, or company you’re interested in. But any interview is often only as good as the questions the interviewer …

By Rachel Pelta - Forage
Showcase your skills. Find your career fit.
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Portia Bailey-Bernard IU O’Neill Alumni Spotlight

Name: Portia Bailey-Bernard

Organization: Indy Chamber

Position: Senior Vice President, Indianapolis Economic Development

Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

Alma Mater: BSPA ’13, JD ‘17

Interview Questions:

1. Can you tell our students a little bit about yourself and the work that you …

By Brianna Wright
Brianna Wright Peer Educator
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John Zody Alumni Spotlight

Name: John Zody

Organization: City of Bloomington Department of Housing and Neighborhood Development

Position: Director of the Department of Housing and Neighborhood Development

Location: Bloomington, Indiana

Alma Mater: BSPA ’01, MPA ‘13

Interview Questions:

1. Can you tell our students …

By Brianna Wright
Brianna Wright Peer Educator
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How to use Teal (a useful job tracker)

Teal is a job tracker that students can use to organize and keep track of jobs and internships that they have applied for. This tool helps students have a more productive job search by allowing them to bookmark jobs with …

By Lauren Johnson
Lauren Johnson Peer Educator
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5 Reasons Why Underclassmen Should Attend Career Fairs

Checking my school email this time of year may be a slew of announcements from professors, newsletters for your major, and advertisements for school events. I am always tempted to delete the latter two – they might not have information …

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Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program

If you are interested in a career in public service, you may want to consider applying to the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program.  The PMF program is a highly competitive 2-year paid internship for advanced degree holders.   The application process …

By June Coleman
June Coleman Assistant Director of Career Services
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6 Tips to Protect Your Privacy During Zoom Meetings

In recent weeks, the video conferencing tool Zoom has become a lifeline for millions of people around the world. If you are a student or remote worker, there’s a good chance you’re using Zoom every day to attend online classes, …

By Kindra Cooper - Springboard
Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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How to Cultivate Empathy in the Workplace in Difficult Times

When empathy is part of a workplace culture, employees are happier and more productive, leading to greater success all around. And while difficult circumstances require more empathy than usual, they also make it easy for this crucial skill to get …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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How to ace your next video interview

A recent survey of 800 HR executives found that a staggering 88% of companies were either requiring or encouraging remote work in the current climate. While all aspects of a company’s operations will be affected, the shift to remote work …

By Kaleb Mount
Kaleb Mount
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Patience and Persistence

By Susan Sandberg for the PSA Career Community

While we adjust to a fluid, ever-changing news environment, and our new virtual worlds, there are matters still within our control.  We acknowledge the fears and uncertainty that come from feeling cut …

By Susan Sandberg
Susan Sandberg Career Consultant
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