Writing Thank-You Messages

After an interview, it is important to send a Thank You Letter or email to the individual(s) who interviewed you. Here is a guide to help you write a thoughtful thank-you to your interviewer.

Follow up can be the cherry on top of a great interview or redeem a less-than-stellar one. It is also an excellent way to continue networking relationships after an informational interview.

Thank you emails and letters are usually brief, yet personalized. For internship or job interviews, reiterate your interest, skills, and experience as it relates to the opportunity. For informational interviews, mention what you found valuable from your conversation. For formatting guidelines and samples, download the following handouts: