For each module in "Conducting the Information Interview," there is a corresponding activity for you to apply what you've learned.
Determining the purpose. Read this interview and identify what the interviewer and interviewee could have done to clarify the purpose of the interview.
Researching the topic. This activity will get you started in developing research strategies for gathering information before the interview.
Selecting interviewees. Test your ability to identify and select appropriate interviewees for particular situations.
Structuring the interview. Critique and identify different types of questions that might be included in an interview guide.
Conducting the interview. How should the interviewer begin and end the interview? What is the most effective order for asking questions? Evaluate an information interview.
Preparing the report. Consider the ethical dilemmas interviewers face in preparing their reports.
Presenting the report. In this application, you'll generate ideas for presenting interview information.