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William Smith, Assistant Dean for Communications at Name of University, suggested that I contact you and asked me to pass along his regards.
Mr. Smith mentioned that you have broad experience in a variety of roles in both for profit and not-for-profit organizations and that you could offer great insights regarding to the field of Communications.
As a recent graduate of Name of University, I hope to pursue a career in communications that uses my passion for writing, social media and people. I would like to schedule a 15-minute conversation with you at your convenience to hear your thoughts about the best types of positions that may match my skills and interests.
To be clear, I’m not seeking your help to land a job at your company specifically, but I am looking for invaluable career advice of an accomplished and experienced professional such as yourself.
Thank you for considering my request, and I hope we have the chance to meet or talk in the near future. Please feel free to email me or reach me at (xxx) xxx-xxxx.
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