Improving Your Portfolio

December 5–9, Monday–Friday, 4–5 PM EST

This workshop will teach students how to create an outstanding portfolio using content strategy and storytelling skills. Students will leave with actionable next steps to improve their portfolio.

Students will learn how to effectively showcase their work through collaborative exercises and assignments — including coaching from expert instructors and feedback from fellow students.

Pro Tip: You don’t need to wait until you’re looking for a new job to fine-tune your portfolio.

What To Expect
An interactive workshop of 5–10 participants
One hour a day for a week of live class via video conferencing
One hour on homework in between sessions
Learn a content-first approach to building your personal brand
Discover how to make great first impression
Learn how to write effective case studies
Learn how to tell a better story with visuals
A Google account
A Gymnasium account
An existing portfolio (in any condition or format)
An up-to-date résumé
Day 1: Making a Great First Impression
Day 2: Crafting a Concise About Page
Day 3: Guest Lecture with Industry Expert
Day 4: Taking Your Case Studies to the Next Level
Day 5: Presentations and Next Steps

Meet the Instructor

Headshot of Jeremy Osborn

Jeremy Osborn

of Aquent Gymnasium

Jeremy Osborn is academic director of Aquent Gymnasium. He has produced numerous online courses and written several popular books on web design and creative software programs. Previously, he ran a web design certificate program at Boston University.