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Creating an E-Portfolio

January 4, 2016

An e-portfolio is a way for you to keep track of your learning and to have something to present to employers when you graduate.

Why Create an E-Portfolio?

  • To help you get a job
  • To help you take control of your own learning
  • To help you keep track of what you learned
  • To help you prepare for job interviews
  • To help you be more confident

What To Include in an E-Portfolio

  • Letters of reference
  • Thank you letters
  • Transcripts
  • Degrees, diplomas or certificates
  • Awards (ex: honour roll certificate)
  • Examples of technology skills
  • Photographs
  • Volunteering and community work
  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Peer reviews
  • Instructor reviews
  • Links
  • Course outlines

How To Create an E-Portfolio

There are many online resources to help you build an e-portfolio such as and If you would like to create an offline portfolio, a tool such as Microsoft OneNote is a good option.

Be sure to keep your portfolio as organized and detailed as possible,  building a portfolio over time will ensure that all your skills and work are represented and can be drawn from when needed.