Definitions for "Informational interview"
An interview with someone in a particular kind of job so you can learn about that job. For instance, if you are thinking about being an architect, you would interview an architect to find out what it is like.
a brief meeting between someone researching a career or industry and someone working in that career or industry
a conversation between a person (like you) who is interested in a particular occupation or field and someone who already works in that type of work or knows a lot about the field
Keywords:  profession, get, good, particular, way
a good way to get first hand information about a particular individual, company or profession
Keywords:  yourself, contacts, good, way, building
a good way of networking yourself and building new contacts
Keywords:  excellent, gather, way, hand, first
an excellent way to gather first-hand information
Keywords:  lot, sounds
a lot like it sounds