Everyone interviews for a job or has been presented with a situation where you can try to convince someone you are worthy of a job. This assignment will prepare you for those situations.
For this assignment, you are going to write out and deliver a short speech that is 30 second or less along with a document that is a manuscript of your speech.
30 Second Commercial:
A 30 second commercial is a clear, brief message about you. It communicates who you are, what you’re looking for and how you can benefit a company or organization. It’s typically about 30 seconds, the same amount of time a company gets to run an ad on the television. At a career fair, you can use your speech to introduce yourself to employers or at the beginning of an interview. It is important to have your speech memorized and practiced You want it to sound natural. Get comfortable with what you have to say so you can breeze through it when the time comes.
This 30- second commercial speech is:
- absolutely no longer than 25 to 30 seconds
- or – in words – approximately 80 to 90 words
- or – in sentences – 8 to 10 sentences