Online Portfolio Workshop Recap

hire1Whether it’s in person, in an interview or online, when it comes to finding your dream magazine internship or job, it’s all about how you present yourself. Last week, we took on the latter with Ed at Indiana’s inaugural online portfolio workshop with Professor Steve Layton.

A small group of Ed’s brightest young whippersnappers gathered on Tuesday Oct. 1 in EP 210 for Pizza X (yum!) and to go over the basics for setting up the perfect personal website.

Here are some highlights:

When it comes to creating your own online portfolio, you have three main options. Code the website yourself, try programs like Adobe Dreamweaver or Muse— they don’t require full-fluency in HTML/CSS— or try one of the following website hosts: Weebly, Breezi, Wix, Contently, Muckrack or WordPress. But don’t let their funny names fool you, many are as simple as a click-and-drag technology. Continue reading