Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Elevator Pitch Competition

What is an elevator pitch?

An elevator pitch is typically a short speech or statement introducing yourself, and your key skills, explaining your goals, and making a request. In our elevator pitch competition, you will make a 60-90-second speech or statement introducing yourself and why you would be an ideal candidate for your dream job/career. Competitors will be timed during the pitch. Those who go over 90 seconds will be disqualified. Competitors cannot use props, costumes, or spoken word poetry.

How can I learn to craft elevator pitch?

Watch the 2024 Elevator Pitch Competition video recap playlist available at this link here for more examples of elevator pitches.

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