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Online Portfolios

Online portfolios can be used in a variety of ways during a job search from using the link on your resume or LinkedIn page to sending a link to an employer via email. Often online portfolios can be found if an employer Googles a candidate. Do not discount Google searching to learn about online portfolios for your industry and view examples.

Purpose of an Online Portfolio

Describes principles and pitfalls in creating online portfolios.

Planning a Portfolio

Learn about what types of content you could consider for your online portfolio.

Portfolio Building Sites

These sites contain a free version but some offer paid versions as well. Do your own research on any site before proceeding.

Portfolio Tools for Specific Industries

Art - Noupe - 40 sites for art, graphic art, and photography

Apparel and Textiles - Searching for Style - 10 Tips for fashion portfolios

Architecture - Archinect - Firms provide what they look for in application materials including portfolios

Education - Vanderbilt University Center for Teaching - Components in a teaching portfolio 

Engineering - MIT example - What is an engineering portfolio and why you might consider using one

English - Dear English Major - Creating online portfolios to showcase your writing

Graphic Design - CB Creative Bloq - 40 creative design portfolios

Interior Design - ASID - What employers are looking for

Marketing - Student's Guide to Web Design - Portfolio basics for beginners

Public Relations - PR Daily - 10 things every PR portfolio should have

Regional and Community Planning - Planetizen - Why you need a portfolio and what to include