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					                          Professional Portfolio
                   Due: ____________________________

Purpose:
The purpose of this assignment is for you to create a “professional looking”
portfolio which you can use to present to a prospective employer when applying
for future jobs. It should be updated regularly as you gain skills and work
experience.


Materials:
Your professional portfolio should be kept in a business-like binder. While you
may be limited by cost, we recommend a zipper type binder or a new one-inch,
three-ring binder. Folders and duo-tangs are not acceptable.

Each items, should be contained in a plastic 8½ X 11-inch sheets, which
protect papers and can hold extra copies to give to an employer.

Smaller items, such as photographs, newspaper clippings etc., must be
mounted on 8½ X 11-inch paper before placing them in the plastic sheets.


Method:
Your portfolio will consist of 4 areas representing your:
1. Academic Skills / Achievements
2. Work and Personal Management
3. Teamwork Skills or Other section of your choice (must be approved by your
   teacher)
4. Co-operative Education Placement
           NANTYR SHORES SECONDARY SCHOOL
      COOPERATIVE EDUCATION PORTFOLIO ASSIGNMENT



PORTFOLIO CONTENT:


COVER PAGE:

Neat and professional presentation
Interesting
Suited to professional and personal goals


TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Organized by skills
Headings for each skill clearly identified
Page numbers included
Neatly presented
No spelling errors
Thorough (each entry documented)


ACADEMIC SKILLS:

Title page included
Title page professional presentation, graphics/original artwork used
Logical order/sequence

                 o   A minimum number of five meaningful entries
                 o   Copies of consolidated reports and/or report cards
                 o   Subject awards and/or honour certificates
                 o   Training/academic certificates – CPR
                 o   Tests & assignments (include 1st pg & teacher comments)
                 o   Teacher reference letters
                 o   Other

Skill descriptions thorough & make best use of documents & artifacts
Wording & explanation of skills (use bullets instead of paragraphs, keyed,
professional wording, to the point)
Wide variety of academic skills illustrated by entries
WORK AND PROFESSIONAL MANAGEMENT SKILLS:

Title page included
Title page professional presentation, graphics/original artwork used
Logical order/sequence

                 o A minimum of five meaningful entries
                 o Resume (updated with current co-op placement)
                 o Cover letter
                 o Required community service – maybe a chart
                 o Evidence of employment and /or volunteer activities
                 o Letters of recommendation from employers, volunteer
                 agencies, clubs and other organizations
                 o Records of special training (licenses, coaching certification)
                 o Awards or certificates of recognition (citizenship, effort,
                 dedication)
                 o Military/cadet records
                 o General Interests
                 o Mementos from visits or travels
                 o Programs from drama/dance/musical presentations
                 o Personal career/educational plan

Skill descriptions thorough & make best use of documents & artifacts
Wording & explanation of skills (use bullets instead of paragraphs, keyed,
professional wording, to the point)
Wide variety of work and professional management skills illustrated by entries


TEAMWORK SKILLS/OTHER CATEGORY OF YOUR CHOICE:
(this change must be approved by your teacher)
Title page included
Title page professional presentation, graphics/original artwork used
Logical order and sequence

                 o A minimum of five meaningful entries
                 o Documentation of membership or participation in
                 organizations/sport teams/clubs/drama/yearbook etc.
                 o Newspaper clippings
                 o Team awards/photos/certificates
                 o Documentation of leadership in events (coaching/team
                 captain)
                 o Examples of peer counselling, student tutoring
                 o Membership in professional or trade organizations
                 o Group or team projects to which you have contributed

TEAMWORK SKILLS (continued):

Skill descriptions thorough and make best use of documents/ & artifacts
Wording and explanation of skills (use bullets instead of paragraphs, keyed,
professional wording, to the point)
Wide variety of teamwork skills illustrated by entries
COOPERATIVE EDUCATION PLACEMENT:

Title page included
Title page professional presentation, graphics/original artwork
Logical order and sequence
Evidence of entries throughout the semester/wide variety of items

                 o A minimum of five meaningful entries related to your co-op
                 placement
                 o A letter of recommendation from your supervisor
                 o Co-op hours worked/attendance record
                 o Photos, pamphlets, evidence of projects completed, other
                 artifacts
                 o Co-op supervisor comment or evaluation
                 o Log sheets and or meaningful journal entries
                 o Overview of placement and co-op duties
                 o Reflection of co-op experience
                 o Photocopy of P.P.L.P

Skill descriptions thorough and make best use of documents/artifacts
Wording and explanation of skills (use bullets instead of paragraphs, typed,
professional wording, to the point)
Wide variety of teamwork skills illustrated by entries


FINAL ENTRY:

Professional and impressive
Leaves reader with positive final impression – examples (an acrostic, personal
career plan, letter of recommendation)


SPELLING AND GRAMMAR:

Free of spelling and grammar errors

				
Jun Wang Jun Wang Dr
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