When it comes to landing a job, a portfolio has been a tool often used by graphic artists, architects, and possibly writers. In today's world, a portfolio may help just about anyone seeking a professional career. A portfolio is a collection of work samples that can bring to life the achievements and skills you present on a resume. Addressing career-ready standards of the Core Curriculum, this essential book teaches readers how to build a powerful portfolio no matter what career path they are on. Tips are included on how to avoid mistakes, make a stellar presentation, and highlight student accomplishments.