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EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Conducting an Informational Interview Certificate in collaboration with University of Washington - UWashingtonX. Put all the skills that you have learned into practice. You’ll introduce yourself, write effective email, highlight your best qualities, and conduct an informational interview with a person of your choice.

About

The Conducting an Informational Interview Certificate from EdX is offered in partnership with University of Washington - UWashingtonX.

In this final course of the English for Business Networking Professional Certificate program, you’ll put your knowledge into practice by preparing for and conducting an informational interview. 

First off, you’ll clarify your goals and set up a practice informational interview. You’ll practice talking on the phone to make arrangements to meet.  Then, you’ll set up a second informational interview. You’ll learn how to research a person and write questions to learn more about them or their career. You’ll also learn the parts of an interview.  

Finally, you’ll learn the key steps for following up with a person after your interview. You’ll successfully complete a whole cycle of networking activities.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 42 days
    • Intensity 5 hrs/week
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description
      3 to 5 hours per week
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Self-paced
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

What you'll learn
  • Research a person you would like to interview using LinkedIn and other tools. 
  • Prepare for and conduct an informational interview with someone you already know, and follow up with a thank-you note. 
  • Prepare for and conduct an informational interview with a new contact 
  • Follow up with a thank-you note. 
  • Share your lessons learned about informational interviews and networking 

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

Intermediate level of English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    99 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 99 USD for the full programme and a duration of 42 days.
  • National

    99 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 99 USD for the full programme and a duration of 42 days.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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