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A connection of mine just introduced me to an MBB partner via email. My connection reached out to me prior to the intro email, making sure I’m okay with him sharing my info but other than that it was fairly random and out of the blue. Obviously I want to pursue this and maybe even get an interview but I just don’t know how to navigate it or start the conversation bc it was just so random

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Well, did they do it to set up something for your career advancement? Or did the partner you need your help for a very specific topic? Networking isn’t only about you, it’s mostly about helping others.

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Yeah the connection that did the introduction said “X is very interested in getting career advancement advice”. And that’s kinda it

1) Figure out what the partners specialization is 2) Review/Edit your resume and think about your story 3) Consider things you have in common 4) Do research about the firm and find a career you’re interested in

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Just start the conversation. Give reference of your connection and shoot an email

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