3-Minute Thesis Competition
Apply to this year’s 3-Minute Thesis Competition here! Our application deadline is 12noon on Friday, January 17, 2020.
The 3-Minute Thesis competition challenges Yale PhD students to clearly and compellingly describe their thesis to a broad audience - in 3 minutes! By preparing a successful presentation, students will develop a key professional asset that is just as critical for academic conferences and job talks as it is for a job search outside of the academy. We welcome all Yale students, postdocs, faculty, and staff to attend this exciting and enlightening annual event!
By participating, students can:
- Hone communication skills essential to any career path
- Refine their “elevator pitch”
- Learn about the research projects of their peers
- Share their work with the Yale community
Are you interested in polishing your public communications skills? We have the resources to help you succeed! Make an appointment with a career advisor through the Yale Career Link, use the PitchVantage Studio at the Graduate Writing Lab, and read the GWL and OCS weekly newsletters to learn about upcoming workshops.
The 3-Minute Thesis Competition is a collaboration of the offices of the McDougal Graduate Student Center and is modeled on the 3MT® competition founded by the University of Queensland. We gratefully acknowledge the support of Spark Investment Management, the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, and the Graduate School Alumni Association Board for their financial support of this event.