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Elevator Pitch

An elevator pitch or elevator speech is a short summary used to quickly and simply describe one’s self. 

The name "elevator pitch" reflects the idea that it should be possible to deliver the summary in the time span of an elevator ride, or approximately thirty seconds to sixty seconds.

You need to craft an elevator pitch that is so compelling that employers can’t pass up the chance to interview you. This 60-second summary will define your interests and experiences to the employer and highlight what makes you unique to your competitors.

Your pitch should include the following: