The WORK SAMPLE section is the core part of of your portfolio. Work Samples are sometimes called ARTIFACTS. They will document your skills and abilities. Work samples come from many places. You can have documents created in a job or internship. You may have documents from an activity you participated in over the past several years. You may want to provide examples of maps and assignments completed during your college career.


Common types of work samples include:

Documents created on the job Performance appraisals
Certificates, awards, certifications Team Projects
Pictures of events or projects Letters listing what you accomplished
Reports, handouts, presentations created Thank You letters
Work or class projects Letters of recommendation
Writing samples Skill sets- a list of specific skills you have
adapted from: Creating your Career Portfolio Curriculum