Elevator Pitch Contest

The Elevator Pitch Contest is a competition where students have the opportunity to present themselves in a video recorded elevator pitch to a panel of judges. The panel will choose the best pitches and prizes will be awarded to the top three student presenters.

1st Place: $400
2nd Place: $250
3rd Place: $125

Student sign up window is Friday, December 11, 2020 - Monday, March 1, 2021. Learn more and sign up today at this link.

WHO: Students of any class year or major who would like to develop a strong elevator pitch, get exposure to employers, and have the chance to win $400, $250, or $150!
WHAT: A personal pitch is a brief explanation of your unique experiences, skills, and accomplishments that would benefit potential employers. The name stems from the idea of unexpectedly meeting someone in an elevator, at a party, or any brief interaction during which you would only have a short amount of time to “pitch” yourself and what you have to offer.
WHERE: Virtually - sign up for the contest!
WHEN: Registration is open from December 11, 2020 - March 1, 2021. You can enter at any time during that period.
WHY: You only have 30-60 seconds to make a powerful first impression! This contest will help you perfect your pitch and get feedback from real employers.

We look forward to your participation with the Elevator Pitch Contest! If you have questions, please email Taeko Kelly (taeko.kelly@oswego.edu). This program is sponsored by the Central NY Career Development Association.

Monday, March 1, 2021 at 12:00pm to 12:00am


Individuals who would like to request accessibility accommodations should contact crotyliano@ithaca.edu. We ask that requests be made as soon as possible to ensure they can be met.




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