Careers in Medicine CiM Home / Explore Options / Talk to Others Talk to Others SHARE: Facebook Twitter Linkedin Email Favorite Add to Favorites Added Added to Favorites Removed from Favorites Removed Networking Networking is the gathering and sharing of information to help each party meet their professional (and educational) goals. Informational interviews Conducting informational interviews is a networking strategy to help you obtain more detailed and nuanced specialty and residency information. Informational interview questions Use this list of questions to learn more about specialties, residencies, and physician careers as you conduct informational interviews. Team mentoring: A new approach for the 21st century Finding the right mentor-mentee match continues to be critical, yet the traditional one-on-one model often is no longer ideal. How to manage your mentor or advisor With a little effort and foresight and adherence to a few simple guidelines, a student can maximize the opportunities with their advisor.