Building Career Connections: Informational Interviewing


Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 2:00pm to 3:30pm


TMEC 106 Learning Studio | 260 Longwood Ave | HMS Quad


Featuring: Sabrina Woods, Holistic Career Coach & Linkedin Trainer

Workshop Description: When it comes to building your career and landing a new position, you’ve probably heard how important it is to network. Informational interviewing helps to build connections, gain information, and uncover new career possibilities. In this workshop we’ll explore:

  • How to find people to talk with
  • What to write when making “the ask”
  • Research to do before the meeting
  • What to share about yourself
  • Questions to ask
  • Follow up
  • Maintaining your existing network
  • And internal networking, for those who want to grow their careers at a current employer
Speaker Bio: Sabrina Woods is a Holistic Career Coach & Linkedin Trainer in private practice with 15+ years’ experience in the career services field at Harvard, Northeastern and the University of London. She regularly facilitates workshops and train-the-trainer sessions on topics ranging from the Meyers Briggs and Mindfulness to Networking and Salary Negotiation. Sabrina's workshops combine her insights, enthusiasm and infectious energy for maximum engagement. As a coach, she often draws on mindfulness practices and positive psychology principles to help her individual clients through their career transitions. When she’s not coaching or teaching, you can find her biking, meditating or, on a rainy day, baking brownies. For more info: or