Category Archives: Career

Stuff relating to building portfolios and applying for jobs.

  • Convergence Portfolio Criteria

    Posted on July 27, 2017 by in 4992, Career, Convergence Resources, Courses, Help Files

    At a minimum, your portfolio should contain: Home page: includes select contact information and a personal branding statement (an indication of who you are in relation to your job search/next step after college) Resumé: (most people create web-friendly AND downloadable methods for viewing their resumé) Links to your work: blogs, videos, audio, internship links, classroom assignments […]

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  • Fall 2011 review of portfolio tools

    Posted on February 25, 2012 by in 4992, Career, Help Files

    A capstone team from fall 2011 reviewed the following 3rd party tools for building e-portfolios.  Here is their quick summary of the strengths and weaknesses of tools that some of our students have used: WordPress/Blogger Weebly Squarespace Virb Yola Jigsy WordPress & Blogger · Designed for blogs · Constantly add new templates · Probably hard […]

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  • Best practices for your e-portfolio

    Posted on February 27, 2011 by in 4992, Career

    DO: Use “clean” simple design Prioritize navigation so that most important categories are featured “higher” than less important categories Imagine what a future employer most wants or needs to see before hiring you Give yourself a title – Online producer; social media producer; reporter; designer; mobile journalist; law student; graduate school applicant(?) Play up your […]

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  • Senior Portfolios

    Posted on April 27, 2009 by in Career

    Convergence students are prepared to work as multimedia reporters, editors, producers, marketers and much more for traditional and non-traditional media companies. Take a look at the e-portfolios of some of the program’s seniors and recent graduates. If you’d like more information on these and other Convergence students for internships or paying positions, contact them directly […]

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  • Career Center

    Posted on April 26, 2009 by in Career

    Careers in Convergence Convergence Journalism students prepare themselves for careers as multimedia reporters, editors, producers, designers, marketers and much more for traditional and non-traditional meida companies. The Convergence Program welcomes everyone to view these pages for information regarding a career in convergence or to recruit Convergence Journalism students. For Recruiters To post an open internship […]

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