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5 Things You Need to Know About Landing Your First Job

Gender Equity in Museums Movement (GEMM)

GEMM provides this 5 Things You Need to Know About sheet on landing your first job that you can use to help develop your network, prepare for interviews, and get ready to start your career.

How to Get the Most Out of an Informational Interview

Harvard Business Review

Harvard Business Review offers advice for when you’re looking for a job or exploring a new career path, and requesting an informational interview.

Informational Interviewing

Berkeley University of California Career Center

The Career Center at Berkeley University provides resources for informational interviews.

30 Questions To Ask In An Informational Interview


Susan Adams provides questions to ask in informational interviews and gives good advice on what to research beforehand.

10 Tips for the Day of Your Job Interview

Purdue University Global

Purdue University provides career resources to students, graduates and the general public. In this article they provide 10 tips for acing your interview.

How to Ask for an Informational Interview (and Get a “Yes”)

The Muse

The Muse provides advice on getting the  most of an informational interview to learn more about a prospective employer.

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