Below is a recommended timeline for portfolio progress for Spring 2023. CSPL 405 is self-paced, so when you complete and post on your assignments in your portfolio is up to you. However, there is a lot to do, so don’t wait until the end of the semester to get started! The timeline below contains weekly suggestions to help keep you on track. You will also find this in Moodle along with the course syllabus.
Week of 2/6: Review I2P syllabus and website. Watch portfolio set up and posting videos; set up portfolio and post letter to self. Check out upcoming Gordon Career Center events in Handshake. Start researching skills module options in LinkedIn Learning and Coursera. Post long form resume.
Week of 2/13: Meet with campus employment supervisor and post reflection on that experience. Attend GCC event and post. Start researching alumni with whom to do informational interview.
Week of 2/20: Meet with career advisor and post on that experience. Schedule informational interview with alum. Complete first skills module and post on that experience.
Week of 2/27: Choose and complete first UPenn questionnaire and post on experience. Attend GCC event and post.
Week of 3/6: Complete second skills module. Conduct first informational interview with alum. Post on both experiences.
Week of 3/27: Complete second UPenn questionnaire and post on experience. Reach out to second alum to schedule informational interview.
Week of 4/3: Schedule second meeting with career advisor. Complete third skills module and post on experience.
Week of 4/10: Conduct second meeting with career advisor and post. Begin posting on I2P competencies–how have you been developing these skills this semester?
Week of 4/17: Conduct second informational interview with alum and post on experience. Continue to post on competencies.
Week of 4/24: Complete fourth skills module and post. Complete postings on competencies. Meet with campus employment supervisor and post reflection on that experience.
Week of 5/1: Upload capstone reflection to portfolio. Review portfolio for completion and send link and password to Sharon Belden Castonguay. Portfolios must be complete no later than May 10. If you need an extension or would like to file for an incomplete, please notify the instructor ASAP.