Before making a solid decision about which career or major to choose, it is best to be as informed as possible about all of the options available. By comparing, contrasting and investigating careers, you will be able to find the best fit for you. Researching things like salaries, locations and job descriptions will make choosing a career easier and help to forge a path to follow.
An informational interview is done to gather information about a certain career. You can do an info interview with teachers, employers or any professional in any industry. You can request to do one with any person who works closely in a field you are interested in knowing more about. This guide will help you formulate questions for an these sessions.
+-Glass Door Salary Research
There are many online sites that provide career information and salary descriptions. This is a good external resource (not created or affiliated with Chapman University) to start at because it is updated by the actual employees within each field.