CREATIVITY & PROBLEM SOLVING
Exercise sound reasoning to analyze issues, make decisions, and overcome problems. The individual is able to obtain, interpret, and use knowledge, facts, and data in this process, and may demonstrate originality and inventiveness.
Displayed through my work shown in the various portfolio folders on the left, I have demonstrated using creativity and problem-solving to aid in my work. By using prior knowledge, research skills, and various softwares I have manipulated graphics and datasets to display results for classwork and clients.
TEAMWORK & COLLABORATION
Build collaborative relationships with colleagues and customers representing diverse cultures, races, ages, genders, religions, lifestyles, and viewpoints. The individual is able to work within a team structure, and can negotiate and manage conflict.
With multiple internships and countless collaborative projects through out my higher education, I have been able to build relationships with everyone I have worked with, embracing the similarities and differences to create a meaningful experience. Some projects that have been worked on collaboratively can be found in the Application Mockups folder on the left.
Articulate thoughts and ideas clearly and effectively in written and oral forms to persons inside and outside of the organization. The individual has public speaking skills; is able to express ideas to others; and can write/edit memos, letters, and complex technical reports clearly and effectively.
My communication skills are best shown in this portfolio in the various ways I take information, data, and images and transform them into something a larger, general audience can understand. I have been able to take a large concept and break it down into smaller digestible pieces through my work.
Value, respect, and learn from diverse cultures, races, ages, genders, sexual orientations, and religions. The individual demonstrates openness, inclusiveness, sensitivity, and the ability to interact respectfully with all people and understand individuals’ differences.
Taking the all experience from the teamwork and collaboration it has allowed to come into contact with a wide variety of people. Interacting with people who come from backgrounds, have different experiences, and perspectives has allowed me to learn, grow, and apply that to my own personal and professional work.
PROFESSIONALISM & WORK ETHIC
Demonstrate personal accountability and effective work habits, e.g., punctuality, working productively with others, and time workload management, and understand the impact of non-verbal communication on professional work image. The individual demonstrates integrity and ethical behavior, acts responsibly with the interests of the larger community in mind, and is able to learn from his/her mistakes.
Leverage the strengths of others to achieve common goals, and use interpersonal skills to coach and develop others. The individual is able to assess and manage his/her emotions and those of others; use empathetic skills to guide and motivate; and organize, prioritize, and delegate work.
Identify and articulate one's skills, strengths, knowledge, and experiences relevant to the position desired and career goals, and identify areas necessary for professional growth. The individual is able to navigate and explore job options, understands and can take the steps necessary to pursue opportunities, and understands how to self-advocate for opportunities in the workplace.
Leverage existing technologies ethically and efficiently to solve problems, complete tasks, and accomplish goals. The individual demonstrates effective adaptability to new and emerging technologies.