Questions to Ask During a Networking Event

We get it – networking events can feel intimidating! Walking into a room full of unfamiliar faces, trying to strike up conversations, and figuring out what to say can be downright awkward. But trust us, taking the time to network is an investment in your future. By connecting with professionals in your field, you’re opening doors to potential job opportunities, mentorships, and valuable industry insights. So, take a deep breath, put yourself out there, and get ready to ask some great questions!

What do you do?

Where do you hope to go next in your career?

What’s the biggest obstacle you’ve faced in your career so far?

How did you break into the field?

What do you think are the most important skills for success in this field?

How long have you been with your company?

Where do you think your organization is headed in the next few years?

What does growth look like for you at your current organization?

What is the culture like at _______?

What’s the best part of your job?

What does a typical day look like for you?

What sort of projects are you working on right now?

What do you wish you could change about your job?

What classes would you take if you were back in college now?

How did your time at Augsburg prepare you for where you are now?