Senior Career Portfolio Instructions:


Your Senior Portfolio is due at the time of your Mock Interview (these are scheduled in May).


Start your Portfolio by printing off this Senior Portfolio Checklist:  Senior Career Portfolio Checklist


(1) Activities Chart

This chart lists all your volunteer work, jobs (both paid and unpaid), school related and non school activities you have been involved in, sports, clubs etc. grades 9 – 12.


(2) Letter of Recommendation Tips

View the Letter of Recommendation Tips then ask a teacher or someone who knows you well, to write a letter of recommendation.  Don’t wait.  Ask them soon!


(3) Sample Cover Letter

A Cover Letter is a letter written by you introducing yourself to a prospective employer or college. Read the sample cover letter then write the letter in your own words.


(4) Sample Resume 

State your employment goals, skills & jobs you’ve had (with your job title & responsibilities).  Add your educational history and hobbies (if you’d like.) Include a Reference Page – 

List the name, address, phone number or email for 3 people who know you well


(5) College Application Acceptance, Trade School or Military Letter (or Acceptance Email)

If you have applied to a college or trade school, print off your application and put it in your portfolio.  Your letter of acceptance will also work.  If you are not planning on attending college, Pick up a COCC paper application in the Career Center, complete it and put it in your portfolio.


Mock Interview Instructions – These are scheduled in May. School counselors will email out a schedule for these.