During the interview process, a strong portfolio can make the difference. Your portfolio proves that you’ve achieved all the things you describe in your resume.
This is your chance to show your prospective employer what you’re capable of, with all your relevant projects and documents from your time as a student, employee and volunteer organized in one place.
Keep your portfolio handy when interviewing, so that when an employer asks for it, you have it ready.
To work on your portfolio with a career expert, make an appointment.
Portfolio ContentsThere are many items you can use in your portfolio, including:
Organizing a Portfolio Keep your portfolio current and relevant to the job you are seeking. You can present your portfolio items in a binder, on a disc, or online.
Here are two options for organizing your portfolio:
Posting Portfolios Online You can post your portfolio on any number of websites. Just remember to protect your privacy. Don’t share your personal contact information with everyone, unless you are comfortable with doing so. Otherwise, you include only your email address as a means of contact.
Here’s an example of a recent graduate’s online portfolio