CAREER PORTFOLIO

  • Program: Communications
  • Course: Career Portfolio
  • Course #: COMM1060
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This is a combination lecture and workshop class that results in the compilation of a portfolio. The portfolio consists of a resume, cover letter, reflective self-analysis essay, and a collection of paper and/or electronic artifacts ready to present to possible employers.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Write reflective essay free of grammatical and spelling errors
Write professional cover letter
Compile four artifacts that best represent students development in program area
Evaluate peer writing assignments using critical thinking skills
Present portfolio at networking meeting
Design personal resume
Connect with a professional mentor
Summarize personal professional development

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 3
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Qualifying score on writing assessment test OR ENGL0930
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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