Event Detail

WIB-RTP Women’s History Month Event: "How to Ace Your Informational Interview for Career Success"

From 5:30 PM TO 8:00 PM

In this workshop, career coach Tracy Jenkins will help you learn how to use informational interviewing to explore career options and develop a definitive career path. Discover how to identify a career that is aligned with who you are and what you want, and turn an informational interview into a job offer.

In this workshop, you will: 

  • Uncover the purpose and benefits of informational interviewing
  • Discover how the process leads to finding a career that is a good fit

Speaker Biographies

Tracy Jenkins, Ph.D., ACC helps individuals articulate career aspirations and develop a plan to take effective action in order to manifest change in their professional and academic lives. She utilizes a strengths-based approach to help those she works with recognize their value and effectively communicate this to others. This process enables individuals to land in a career or academic role that is clearly aligned with what is important to them, who they are, and what they do well. Currently, Tracy owns and operates Tracy Jenkins Coaching LLC, a career and academic coaching business, and serves as an Executive Leadership Coach for MBA students at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School. Tracy delivers workshops for career networking groups and professionals on Informational Interviewing, Energy Leadership, and Strengths-Based Career Searches. She has experience in industry having worked in training and development, as well as clinical research, for GlaxoSmithKline. With an extensive background in academics and coaching, Tracy has served in various roles as an advisor, professional mentor, professor, and academic coach at North Carolina State University and Louisburg College. She received a doctoral degree from North Carolina State University in Educational Research and Policy Analysis and coaching credentials from the accredited Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching (IPEC).

Tracy can be contacted via email at tracy@tracyjenkinscoaching.com, her website at https://www.tracyjenkinscoaching.com/ or LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/tracyjenkins.

Walk-Ins Accepted?
* - Walk-ins will be accepted at the door until event capacity is reached.


5:30 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.

Registration, networking, light appetizers and beverages

6:15 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Welcome and opening remarks

6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Information Interviewing strategies with Tracy Jenkins

Pricing Information


  • Early Bird Pricing through March 11, 2017: $20
  • Regular Pricing after March 11, 2017: $25


  • Early Bird Pricing through March 11, 2017: $50
  • Regular Pricing after March 11, 2017: $55



* - $10 for the first 10 registrants with a promo code. Please email RTP@WomenInBio.org to obtain the promo code.

Special Pricing for Guests
When registering, members are also allowed 1 guest at member pricing

Event Date/Time
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. EST

Parking Information
Free parking is available on site

Maximum Capacity

NC Biotech Center: Dogwood Room, 15 TW Alexander Dr. Durham, NC, 27703