It has become increasingly important for students to have an online presence, particularly now. Having a web-based portfolio site is a way to have that presence and to also provide prospective employers information about you (and a quick and easy way for you to download the necessary information for applying to some jobs). Below, you can find a guide complete with video tutorials and links to various resources, on making your own web portfolio on Google Drive.
For more information on or help with what you should put on your Google Sites, you can contact the staff at the Griff Center by clicking on this link here. You can also take a look at the Griff Center's resources for resumes, curriculum vitaes, and other documents that may be useful for your portfolio website here. Finally, you can click on this link to take a look at an example portfolio site that has some tips for when you make yours and here for other Google Sites tips and tricks. Below are a series of YouTube videos that you can use to create your own Google Sites Portfolio.
Part 1 of 3: Getting Started
Google Sites is a relatively simple website building tool with lots of power behind it. You can link to other websites or videos and files. You can add pictures and text as needed. What makes Google Sites super useful is that it integrates well with Google Drive, so if you want to link to something, you can simply search the item you are looking for.
Part 2 of 3: Adding Content
In this part, we are going to add some more content to our portfolio site. Content can be written directly to the site, or be videos, photos, links to external sites, etc. I will start with my Home page first, then my resume page, and finally my CV page.
Part 3 of 3: Final Touches and Publishing
In this video, we will add some final touches to customize our website and then publish it.