Preparing and Pitching Yourself as a Scientist

An elevator pitch can really make you stand apart from the rest when you are on the job market, networking, attending a conference, or on the fly when you meet someone in public.  Join Cerneos Group, Westchester Biotech Project, and Beyond the PhD this October to learn how to craft an elevator pitch demonstrating your research. Register to attend our virtual workshop on October 13th and meet with mentors in academia and industry. Then on October 20th, join us to present your elevator pitch in person at UConn Health

Trainees and professionals in science and biotechnology are welcome to participate. These events are free. 

“Preparing to Pitch yourself as a Scientist” on 10/13 agenda:

5:30-5:50- Introduction: What makes a good elevator pitch

5:50-6:10- Mentors introduce themselves and give their elevator pitch

6:15-6:45- Breakout rooms with mentors and attendees to craft pitches

6:45-7:00- if time permits, ask attendees to practice delivering their pitches

“Pitching Yourself as a Scientist” on 10/20 agenda:

5:00-5:45- Networking and pitch practice

5:45-6:00- Call to Order/Introduction of Groups

6:00-6:30- Elevator Pitch Session

6:30 Networking and Dinner/Drinks at Butchers and Bakers.

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