January 30th
Career Development Course

Perfecting your "Elevator Pitch"

Telling a short story in science


  • Why talk about my research?
  • Th 9 C checklist for an effective elevator pitch
  • Telling your story
  • Learning to find your own style
  • Tips on using English when its your second language
  • Controlling stress and using body language to add emphasis.
  • Present your own story
Course in English
Registration deadline



The objective of this course is to teach researchers about an elevator pitch and how it can be useful for researcher. Participants will also learn about different personal delivery styles and using body language appropriately.

Exam & Evaluation

  • Each workshop is followed by a debrief to consolidate learning

  • Learning is validated during each workshop based on active participation and improvement in presentation skills during the various workshops

Practical Informations

Practical Informations

Pedagogical methods :

  • Round table to discuss individual needs for an elevator pitch.

  • PowerPoint presentation describing the elevator method.

  • Practice workshops to put the theory into practice.

Selection result
24 janvier
There is no registration fee for this course
Salle annexe 4 BDD
11 rue Pierre et Marie Curie - 75005 Paris

Maximum Number of Participants

10 people

Number of Participants


Selection Criteria

Priority will be granted to PhD students who will give an elevator speech at the next Graduation Ceremony.



Amy Whereat, B.Sc (Physiology et Pharmacologie) M. Mkg