Hey! I am looking for someone who would be interested in doing an “informational interview”. I am a nursing student and have to write a paper over possible career choices past my BSN. I would like to get some information from a CRNA and get a feel for what the career is like. I have listed questions below. Feel free to answer as you see fit.
How did you get started in this field? Is that typical of most people?
Describe a typical week. Would these duties be the same for anyone with your job title?
What skills and personal qualities are most important for success in this job?
How would you describe the professional climate in your office? In your industry?
What are the greatest rewards of your work?
What are the greatest frustrations? How do you deal with them?
What is the starting salary range for new professionals in this field?
What are the opportunities for advancement in this field? Could you describe a typical promotion path?
What are some growth areas in this field, and what is the impact on job opportunities?
How is this field likely to be affected by changes in technology?
What areas of education or specialized training would best prepare me to do this kind of work?
What classes can I take or projects can I complete that will be helpful?
Are there any professional organizations that would help me to build my network in this field?
How do people find out about job openings in your line of work?
Where do people in this field typically look for internship and job opportunities?
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