Folio 1:

PFP Requirements:

Attend the following required workshops:
1. Conflict Resolution in the Workplace
2. Project Management
3. Leadership Training
4. Written Communication Skills
5. 2 out of 4 Responsible Conduct of Research

Portfolio Completion Requirements:

1. Upload Workshop Attendance Forms or Substitution Workshop Forms for all workshops

Mentor Requirements:

N/A

Folio 2:

PFP Requirements:

Attend at least 3 of the following elective workshops:
1. Work-Life Balance/Time-Management
2. Diversity in the Workplace
3. Developing Interview Questions
4. How to Run a Meeting
5. Professional Networks & Mentoring
6. Developing a Professional Website/Online Presence
7. Creative Use of Technology for Presentations

Portfolio Completion Requirements:

1. Upload Workshop Attendance Forms or Substitution Workshop Forms for all workshops

Mentor Requirements:

N/A

Folio 3:

PFP Requirements:

1. Prepare and deliver at least a 10 minute presentation at Research Expo OR professional or community organization and receive feedback
2. Summarize feedback and draft a plan for improvement

Portfolio Completion Requirements:

1. Upload summary of feedback and plan for improvement

Mentor Requirements:

Mentor might provide help/ feedback in preparation of presentation or suggestions for improvement on student’s delivery of presentation

Folio 4:

PFP Requirements:

1. Student analyzes at least 3 diverse job postings in his/her career area and develops a set of possible follow up questions to elicit information
2. Student receives feedback from mentor and revises questions accordingly
3. Student drafts a reflection and makes list with mentor of skills and knowledge still needed to be a successful applicant in the field

Portfolio Completion Requirements:

1. Upload revised set of questions
2. Uploads reflection and list of skills and knowledge to be gained

Mentor Requirements:

Mentor provides feedback on set of follow up questions and discusses the requirements for the kinds of jobs the student has identified and advises the student on what they can do to improve

Folio 5:

PFP Requirements:

1. Student attends two meetings from the following options: City Council, Professional Organization, Business meeting
2. Student writes a review of one of the meetings attended

Portfolio Completion Requirements:

1. Upload review of one meeting

Mentor Requirements:

N/A

Folio 6:

PFP Requirements:

1. Student locates websites of 3 different types of employment settings and writes an analysis of differences between the mission and vision statements and any other relevant information of a corporation, governmental agency, and a non-profit organization

Portfolio Completion Requirements:

1. Uploads analysis to portfolio

Mentor Requirements:

N/A

Folio 7:

PFP Requirements:

1. Student spends roughly half a day with a professional
2. Student interviews the individual regarding his or her job responsibilities, roles and requirements and their career path
3. Student writes a reflection of the experience and reflects on the role of creating and maintaining a professional network, how to find continuing professional development resources and opportunities, how to navigate the many career/job changes one will probably have and management strategies for advancement and continuing leadership in one’s career

Portfolio Completion Requirements:

1. Upload reflection to portfolio

Mentor Requirements:

Mentor might help identify potential professionals that the student can shadow and interview

Folio 8:

PFP Requirements:

1. Student attends 2 workshops covering development of professional leadership, management, and/or teamwork skills

Portfolio Completion Requirements:

1. Upload Workshop Attendance Forms or Substitution Workshop Forms for all workshops

Mentor Requirements:

N/A

Folio 9:

PFP Requirements:

1. Student attends graduate assistantship training provided by student’s department (if not doing an internship)
2. Student completes at least one semester assignment as RA, GA or intern
3. Student writes a reflection on the experience and the skills and knowledge gained, and discusses the role of leadership, managing professional interpersonal relationships, what skills and knowledge he/she needs to develop further to be successful

Portfolio Completion Requirements:

1. Upload Workshop Attendance Forms or Substitution Workshop Forms for all workshops
2. Upload reflection

Mentor Requirements:

N/A

Folio 10:

PFP Requirements:

1. Student identifies (and pursues) possible funding opportunities, with options including: attending a grant funding workshop, writing (or assisting with) research and grant proposals, starting a company, applying for patents, etc. and uploads evidence to portfolio
2. Student attends both Entrepreneurship and Developing Business Plans Workshop

Portfolio Completion Requirements:

1. Upload Workshop Attendance Forms or Substitution Workshop Forms for all workshops
2. Upload list and evidence of funding opportunities

Mentor Requirements:

Mentor might advise and assist student on where and how to find and pursue funding opportunities

Folio 11:

PFP Requirements:

1.Student attends workshop on preparation of résumé and reviews three résumés provided by Career Services
2. Student develops a preliminary résumé and has it reviewed by mentor
3. Student also prepares other career and discipline related job documents and submits for review to mentors
4. Student attends a workshop on applying and interviewing for jobs
5. Student participates in a mock interview sponsored by The Graduate School, Career Services, or academic department

Portfolio Completion Requirements:

Mentor Requirements:

Mentor provides feedback on composition of job documents and offers insights about applying and interviewing for jobs in the discipline/areas the student is interested in

Folio 12:

PFP Requirements:

1. Student submits all forms and documents in their electronic portfolio for review to the PFL Coordinator
2. Upon review the student will make any necessary changes or additions for final approval
3. Student receives official notification of completion of the PFL program

Portfolio Completion Requirements:

1. Submits portfolio to PFL for program review

Mentor Requirements:

N/A

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