POSTPONED: Beyond Annenberg: How to use your informational interview as a career booster

Wed, 10/21/2020

1213 PT


This event has been postponed to a later date. 

Informational interviews are an incredible way to learn and gain insight into the career path you are interested in pursuing. That’s not all! They are also a powerful networking tool to build meaningful relationships and uncover the dream job or internship you have been seeking. As a USC Annenberg student, you are connected to an extensive community of Trojans! Join us for a productive workshop led by alumnus, Bob Gold, (MA, Communication Management, ‘80) Founder of Bob Gold & Associates, as he shares his tips to maximizing your next informational interview.

Bob Gold
The workshop will cover:

  • Goal setting
  • Reaching out to ask for the informational interview
  • How to ask questions that will drive your objectives
  • Your story as an elevator pitch – what is it?
  • Following up after the meeting
  • Etiquette for reaching out to recommended new contacts

Moderated by Leticia Lozoya, director of alumni relations.

About Bob Gold

Bob Gold (MA, Communication Management, 1980) is a long-time USC volunteer leader, alumni mentor, and parent of an Annenberg alum. He is a member of the USC Annenberg Alumni Advisory Board. Over his career, he has helped launch a dozen companies, re-branded many others, and created successful campaigns for numerous start-ups. Gold was recently recognized as PRSA’s “Communications Professional of the Year” in 2019.