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DEADLINE: 3-Minute Thesis Competition

Event time

Friday, January 17, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Event description: 

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.

Open to: 
Graduate and Professional