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Working Strategies: Fielding Informational Interview Requests  
4/20/2010 9:40:50 PM

AJC -- Has this happened to you? You’re sitting at your desk at work, gamely trying to organize three weeks of work into one, when the phone rings. Silly you, you pick up, only to hear a hesitating yet hopeful voice on the other end. A few minutes later, against all common and logistical sense, you have scheduled to meet with a complete stranger to explain your work. You’ve signed up to conduct an informational interview.