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Tomorrow’s Life Science Workforce: Preparing and Pitching Yourself as a Scientist, virtual event

Posted by on Monday, September 26, 2022 in Announcements .

Tomorrow’s Life Science Workforce
Preparing and Pitching Yourself as a Scientist


Thursday, October 13, 2022
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM ET      VIRTUAL ONLY

Thursday, October 20, 2022
5:00 PM to 6:30 PM EDT   IN PERSON ONLY

UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030

This 2-part event is free of charge.

You are invited to attend our upcoming 2-part event “Preparing and Pitching Yourself as a Scientist” on October 13 and October 20, 2022. During these sessions, you will learn how to prepare and deliver a compelling elevator pitch demonstrating your research. Crafting and delivering a compelling 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. 

Who this class is for: Trainees and professionals in science and biotechnology are welcome to participate. 

 All times are ET.

Preparing to Pitch yourself as a Scientist
Thursday, October 13, 2022

5:30- 5:50 PM- Introduction: What Makes a Good Elevator Pitch

5:50- 6:10 PM– Mentor Introductions and Their Elevator Pitches

6:15- 6:45 PM- Breakout Rooms: Mentors Help Attendees to Craft Pitches

6:45- 7:00 PM- Attendees to Practice Delivering Their Pitches (time permitting)


Pitching Yourself as a Scientist
Thursday, October 20, 2022


5:00- 5:45 PM- Networking and Pitch Practice

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

6:00- 6:30 PM- Elevator Pitch Session

6:30 PM- Networking and Dinner/Drinks at:


Butchers and Bakers
270 Farmington Ave, Ste 101, Farmington, CT 06032


We hope to see you in October!

This event is hosted by:
Cerneos Group, Westchester Biotech Project, and Beyond the PhD.

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