Below is a recommended timeline for portfolio progress for Fall 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 9/11: Review I2P syllabus and website. Watch portfolio set up and posting videos; set up portfolio and post letter to self. Send link and password to Sharon Belden Castonguay. Check out upcoming Gordon Career Center events in Handshake. Post long form resume.
Week of 9/18: 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. Schedule first meeting with career advisor.
Week of 9/25: Meet with career advisor and post on that experience. Schedule informational interview with alum.
Week of 10/2: Attend GCC event and post.
Week of 10/9: Conduct first informational interview with alum. Post on your experience.
Week of 10/16: Reach out to second alum to schedule informational interview.
Week of 10/23: October Break
Week of 10/30: Schedule second meeting with career advisor.
Week of 11/6: Conduct second meeting with career advisor and post. Begin posting on I2P competencies–how have you been developing these skills this semester?
Week of 11/13: Conduct second informational interview with alum and post on experience. Continue to post on competencies.
Week of 11/20: Thanksgiving Break
Week of 11/27: Complete postings on competencies. Meet with campus employment supervisor and post reflection on that experience.
Week of 12/4: Upload capstone reflection to portfolio. Review portfolio for completion. Portfolios must be complete no later than December 8. If you need an extension or would like to file for an incomplete, please notify the instructor ASAP.