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Informational Interviews (Industry Careers For PhDs Podcast)


Are you interested in transitioning out of academia but are unsure what roles would be a good fit for you?

Do you need to expand your network of industry professions but don’t know how?

In this episode of the Industry Careers for PhDs podcast, we interview Dr. Cathy Sorbara, Cheeky Scientist consultant and an expert in informational interviews. Cathy discusses what an informational interview is, how to prepare for them and why they are a critical component of your industry job search.

In this podcast, you’ll learn:

  • What is the purpose of an informational interview
  • How to secure an informational interview
  • What are great questions to ask during an informational interview
  • How to follow up after an interview and why this is the most pivotal part of the process
  • How to add value to industry professionals before, during and after an informational interview.

To get advanced access to the full length versions of these podcasts, as well as access to our live training webinars, exclusive training videos, case studies, industry insider documents, transition plan, and private online network, get on the wait list for the Cheeky Scientist Association now.

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Isaiah Hankel Ph.D.

Isaiah Hankel Ph.D.

Isaiah is a Ph.D. in Anatomy & Cell Biology and internationally recognized Fortune 500 consultant. He is an expert in the biotechnology industry and specializes in helping people transition into cutting-edge career tracks.

Isaiah believes that if you feel stuck somewhere in your life right now, you should make a change. Don’t sit still and wait for the world to tell you what to do. Start a new project. Build your own business. Take action. Experimentation is the best teacher.
Isaiah Hankel Ph.D.