Professional Introductions

How to develop your professional introduction, commonly known as an elevator pitch.

What is a Professional Introduction?

Your 60-90 second introduction briefly describes your specific, relevant and unique
attributes that you can bring to a potential employer or in a networking setting so that your audience can learn enough about you.

An effective professional introduction:

  • Shows that you understand the importance of concisely and professionally communicating about yourself
  • Communicates your essential skills and competencies in a way that resonates with potential employers or connections
  • Differentiates yourself in a crowded market