I emailed the CIO of a large global asset manager last week to try and arrange a meeting with them or one of the other fund managers and shockingly I got a positive reply from her when she was on holiday! I have emailed a countless number of CIOs and fund managers so I guess it was only a matter of time.
I am currently on an internship with another much smaller firm and once I am finished this I am due to meet with one of the fund managers at this larger firm and discuss my career ambitions and how I should go about achieving them (at least this is what I had requested in my initial email to the CIO).
This firm takes on multiple graduates each year (I finished my undergraduate degree last year) so I know that part of the company culture is to develop graduates with little experience. Ideally I want to become one of those graduates the company takes on and develops into an investment analyst.
I aim to impress this guy during the meeting and have a few ideas of my own on how to prepare for this. I would like to know how others would go about preparing for this meeting though just incase I am missing anything that I could be overlooking.
What would you do in my situation?