5 mn pour convaincre: a competition to reward the best professional project presentations by students at the University of Montpellier

As part of the "Rendez-vous de l'Insertion Professionnelle" event from January 24 to 27, the Bureau d'Aide à l'Insertion Professionnelle of the SCUIO-IP of the University of Montpellier is organizing the "5 minutes to convince" competition. The idea is to reward students who give the best presentation of their career plans to a jury of specialists from the socio-economic world and higher education.

There will also be a conference on entrepreneurship led by Pierre Alzingre, a start-up and entrepreneurship specialist, and Sonia Braun, a chartered accountant, on Thursday January 27 at 5:30pm.

Computers and project support up for grabs

The "5 minutes to convince" competition gives UM students the opportunity to present their project to a panel of experts from the worlds of business and academia.

There are 3 categories in which to compete:

  • professional project" category for internships, jobs, further studies or international mobility;
  • business start-up" category for a business start-up, association or business takeover project;
  • PhD students" category for post-doc applications, collaboration contracts, post-doctoral employment, etc.

At the end of each presentation, the jury gives feedback to the candidates, enabling them to improve their skills and oral performance. The prize is a laptop computer and dedicated support, to be won by Hays (in the "professional project" category), CPME and PEPITE-LR (in the "business start-up" category) and SATT AxLR (in the "doctoral student" category).

Find out more

"The best way to find a job is to be able to create one". In conjunction with the competition finals on Thursday January 27, Pierre Alzingre, start-up and entrepreneurship specialist, and Sonia Braun, chartered accountant, will be hosting a conference on the theme of entrepreneurship, put into perspective in the COVID context, entitled "The best way to find a job is to be able to create it", which will give the keys to the skills, mindset and strategies to develop so as not to depend on a complex and uncertain job market.

Click here to register.

Practical information:

Semi-finals: January 24, 25 and 26, 2022 // 5pm-7pm // Campus Triolet
Final: Thursday, January 27 // 5pm-7pm // Campus Triolet
Awards ceremony: Thursday, January 27 // 7:30pm // Campus Triolet
Conference "The best way to find a job is to be able to create it" Thursday, January 27, 2022 // 5:30pm-7:30pm // Campus Triolet
Find all the information on insertionpro.edu.umontpellier.fr