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

  • UAB ophthalmologists have dinner in the dark to gain better understanding of what it means to be vision-impaired. For 23 diners in Birmingham last Thursday, Dinner in the Dark was a real eye-opening experience, especially since the diners were blindfolded. The event gave sighted individuals some understanding of what it means...

  • UAB School of Education honors children’s and young adult book author Jacqueline Woodson and UAB alumnus Tsuguhiko Kato at 26th annual Midsouth Reading and Writing Conference.Jacqueline WoodsonAcclaimed author Jacqueline Woodson and UAB School of Education alumnus Tsuguhiko Kato were honored for their contributions in the area of literacy at the...

  • Convergence insufficiency can be mistaken for attention deficit disorder because the inability to focus eyesight can lead to reading and attention problems.Kristine Hopkins and pediatric clinic patient. Photo by Nik Layman.Convergence insufficiency — the inability to keep both eyes working together — causes difficulties in the classroom for children and...

UAB Career & Professional Development Twitter