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Making a Successful Introduction: The Elevator Pitch


Joy Javits, President, In the Public Eye

A graphic for the "Making a Successful Introduction: The Elevator Pitch" event on February 15, 2023.
Joy Javits

The elevator pitch can serve as your introduction in networking opportunities. How can you make it as effective as possible? In this workshop, communication expert Joy Javits, President of In the Public Eye, will help you draft, edit, and practice your elevator pitch. You'll receive feedback on how to sharpen your pitch and establish your professional image in this limited-enrollment workshop.

40 words in 30 seconds can illuminate who you are and intrigue your listener.

This event is part of the Mentoring and Communication Series sponsored by The Graduate School and the Office of Postdoctoral Services. Questions? Contact The Graduate School's professional development team at


Communication, Core Competencies, Master's Series, Professional Development