Career Central’s ePortfolio Resource

Example ePortfolio on Career Central

Step One: Click on “My Documents” tab and in the “Processed Documents” section:

  • Upload (“Add New”) a maximum of 10 documents (multiple pages per document are acceptable).
  • Career Services reviews resumes uploaded into your account before they are available for use.  Resumes remain in Pending Documents until approved.

Step Two: Click on “Portfolio” within “My Documents” section

  • Enter a Summary statement:
    • Include any details you want an employer to know about you, such as career-related objectives/goals, strengths, leadership positions held and related activities.
    • Consider the “Tell Me About Yourself” exercise in order to create a concise statement
  • Select the documents you want to include in your portfolio.
  • Upload a professional photo (if desired).
  • Select the personal information (from your profile) that you want to be visible to employers. If your GPA is less than 3.0, do not select it.
  • Click “Save Changes” and then “Preview” the portfolio to see how it will appear to an employer.
  • Create a public portfolio URL and/or generate a customized QR code to share with potential employers and copy/paste it onto your resume.

What to Include:

  • Resume
  • List of references
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Examples of work you have personally created that demonstrate your skills in relation to the type of employment you are seeking
  • Summary description of major course projects, internships and related part-time work
    • Instructor/supervisor evaluations
    • Writing samples
    • Research papers synopses
    • Personal philosophy statement
  • Leadership experiences
    • Title, organization and responsibilities
    • Illustrations and accomplishments
  • Extracurricular experiences
    • On- and off-campus organizations
    • Outreach Ministries and community service
  • Licenses, certifications, honors and awards
  • Academic Records: Check Sheet (pdf) or Transcripts
    • You may request an “unofficial” copy of your transcript from the Records Office. If you request that the transcript be emailed to you, you will have an electronic copy of it which you can easily save and upload into your portfolio.