Starting your Talent Pool Profile

Students ready to show your talent and start collaborating, here are our step by step instructions to making the perfect Talent Pool profile.

Step 1
  • Go to Talent Pool.
  • Click the LOGIN button in the upper left.

Talent Pool Homepage

Step 2
  • Enter your Oasis ID and Password.
  • Note that currently Talent Pool login is only open to current students.

Talent Pool Login

Step 3
  • Click Choose image to upload a headshot or avatar.
  • This image can be a headshot, a branding element, or a work sample.
  • Enter a title (Actor/Actress, Writer, Cinematographer, etc.).
  • Add a bio! This is one of the most important fields. Any text you type is searchable through the Talent Pool search bar. Be brief, clear, and make sure you proofread!
  • Click Save at the bottom of the screen.

Talent Pool Profile

Step 4
  • Fill out the Professional Section with a few keywords that best represent you.
  • Be selective! The more you choose, the less likely you are to show up in search results
  • Add any links to other professional sites, work samples, or press/reviews that you have

Talent Pool Professional

Step 5
  • Complete the Interview section of your profile. This can be changed at any time. The Interview section determines where you fall on the grid.
  • Click Save at the bottom of your screen.

Talent Pool Interview

Step 6
  • Upload work samples to the Portfolio Work section. Talent Pool accepts the following:
  • Images - .jpg, .png, .gif
  • Video - .mov, .mp4, .avi, .flv
  • Audio - .mp3
  • Text - PDF Only
  • Click Save at the bottom of the page

Talent Pool Upload

Now what?

Here are some tips on how to make your Talent Pool Profile more visible:

  • Share it on Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
  • Add it to your Moodle bio
  • Add it to your email signature
  • Search potential collaborators. Send them and email. They can look up your profile
  • Show it off to faculty, staff, friends
  • Make an appointment at the Portfolio Center to get it reviewed