Undergraduate Design Portfolio Contest

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The annual Undergraduate Design Portfolio Contest is open to all undergraduate and LEAP students (Phase 1) in the College of Engineering. The goal of the contest is to promote design and to showcase the importance of design skills in engineering. Additionally and perhaps even most importantly, the goal of the contest is to encourage students to create a design portfolio, as it can be a powerful tool in obtaining an internship or job in industry.

Material in portfolios should be anything that displays creative engineering work and skills. This could be from classwork, personal projects, internships, etc.

In order to encourage student participation in the contest, one or two  Portfolio Workshops are held annually.  At this workshop, students will be shown past winners’ portfolios in order to generate ideas on how to construct a design portfolio. Questions will be answered on how best to display work.

The deadline for portfolio submission is noon on Tuesday, April 21st. Portfolios can be dropped off at the Mechanical Engineering main office or emailed to Jasmine Carter .

Prizes
Best LEAP Phase 1 – $500
Best Senior – $500
Best Junior – $500
Best Sophomore – $400
Best Freshman – $100
Best Overall – $500

Design portfolio sample

Portfolio guide