One-on-One Appointments

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How can we help?

The Portfolio Center and Student Employment staff members are here to help current students and recent graduates for up to six months post-graduation.

Appointments are 30 minutes long, and walk-ins are 10-15 minutes long. To schedule, you can call us at 312-369-7280 or log in to Oasis and click on the Make Appointments tab. The Portfolio Center is at the bottom of the page.

Career and Portfolio Development

On-Campus and Part-Time Employment

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If you are seeking portfolio feedback or industry-specific career advice, your first meeting will be with a Creative Industry Liaison.

Portfolio Reviews

These appointments are for advanced students who have a portfolio or career plan in progress and want feedback on how to polish it. Students will bring portfolio samples, evidence of their existing professional web presence, and specific industry questions for feedback.

Check out our suggested questions to bring to your appointment.



Portfolio Reviews


Katie Kosinski

Majors: Cinema Art + Science, Television

By Appointment- schedule in Oasis

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Dirk Matthews

Majors: Cinema Art + Science, Television (Festivals and Distribution)

By Appointment- schedule in Oasis

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Melissa Hennessy

Majors: Dance, Dance Movement Therapy, Fashion, Marketing Communication, Business & Entrepreneurship, and Photography

By Appointment- schedule in Oasis

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Rob Funderburk

Majors: Art & Design (Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Product Design, Advertising Art Direction, Illustration, Interior Architecture), Fiction Writing, Poetry, Creative Writing: Nonfiction, Interdisciplinary Arts, Interdisciplinary Arts & Media, Interdisciplinary Book & Paper, Theatre (Tech and Design)

By Appointment- schedule in Oasis

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Michael Goode

Majors: ASL, Education, & Cultural Studies,

By Appointment- schedule in Oasis

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Darlene Jackson

Darlene Jackson Bio

Majors: Music, Music Business, Audio Arts

By Appointment- schedule in Oasis

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Additional Career Support


Weston Morris

All Majors - Web Portfolio strategies and reviews

By Appointment- schedule in Oasis

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Michael Goode

All Majors - Mock Interviews, Career Exploration and Resume Reviews, Portfolio Basics (all majors)

By Appointment- schedule in Oasis

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Jamie Shaw

All Majors - Mock Interviews, Career Exploration and Resume Reviews, Portfolio Basics (all majors)

By Appointment- schedule in Oasis

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Valerie Robbins

ColumbiaWorks Q&A

Walk-ins

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Resume and Cover Letter Reviews


Revise your resume or cover letter with coaching from our peer reviewers, or bring in a print resume for a 15-minute spot check. These hands-on sessions are first-come, first-served and will get you job search ready.

  • Monday 1pm - 4pm
  • Tuesday 12pm - 2pm
  • Wednesday 1pm - 4pm
  • Thursday 10am - 3pm
  • Friday 9am - 12

If you are unable to attend during lab hours, please submit your resume or cover letter for feedback via Email. Please allow up to 5 business days for a response.

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Questions for your Appointment

What does a portfolio in my field look like?

What format (s) do I need to be able to show my work in?

How long should my portfolio be? Or, how many pieces should be in it?

Is what I have now good enough to find work?

What parts of my portfolio need more work?

Do I need to "brand" my materials?

How do I get my portfolio in front of people in my field?

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Questions for your Appointment:

What does a portfolio in my field look like?

What format (s) do I need to be able to show my work in?

How long should my portfolio be? Or, how many pieces should be in it?

Is what I have now good enough to find work?

What parts of my portfolio need more work?

Do I need to "brand" my materials?

How do I get my portfolio in front of people in my field?