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 Youth Safety Lab offers tips for safe holiday fun.While Halloween is a favorite holiday for many children and teenagers, it also presents challenges for parents concerned with safety. Halloween can be safe and fun for all involved. “Children should enjoy the holiday,” said David Schwebel, Ph.D., University of Alabama at...

  • UAB partners with local and national restaurant chains to offer a variety of dining options at new student center scheduled to open in time for the fall 2015 semester. The University of Alabama at Birmingham will be home to the “Best Little Pork House in Alabama” when its new student center...

  • It has been more than 30 years since the last major advancement in prostate cancer screening technology, and the latest advancement is now available in the Southeast only at UAB.Soroush Rais-Bahrami, far right, and Jeffrey NixThe latest advancement in prostate cancer detection is magnetic resonance imaging and ultrasound fusion-guided biopsy,...

UAB Career & Professional Development Twitter