Elevator Pitch

elevator

Watch these short videos
Your Elevator Pitch
Your INFOmercial
While networking is the #1 way to find a job, you've got to know what to say to maximize the opportunity. Use the following example to help you create your elevator pitch.

Profession: I am (name). I’m a (junior at UAB majoring in …)

Interest / Expertise: My interest in this career field is … (why are you interested? What experiences or class projects have led you to the field?)

Types of organizations: I am particularly interested in (company name) because (why? What is unique about the organization that attracts you and makes you a good fit?)

Unique strengths: My strengths include … (targeted to the career field)
For more information, contact Career & Professional Development Services at (205) 934-4324 or email careerservices@uab.edu

UAB News

  • The protective effect is achieved by reducing acute inflammation in the spleen and the left ventricle of the heart.Ganesh HaladeChronic inflammation provokes a downward spiral in many diseases, including congestive heart failure, atherosclerosis and peripheral artery disease. A University of Alabama at Birmingham-led research team has now found that mice...

  • UAB gets $11 million grant for potential groundbreaking study of beta blockers for patients with COPD.Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham will lead a multisite study of the role of beta blockers in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. The study is funded by an $11...

  • UAB received the Gold Fit-Friendly Worksite and Worksite Innovation Award recognition.For the fourth year in a row, the University of Alabama at Birmingham has been recognized by the American Heart Association as a Gold Fit-Friendly Worksite, and for the third year in a row, UAB has received the Worksite Innovation...

UAB Career & Professional Development Twitter