Columbia College Chicago

Getting Started with Portfolium

Learn how to showcase your experience and join the Columbia community on Portfolium, our free digital portfolio network! 

This intro session will help you: 

  • Build and maintain your own online portfolio  
  • Find inspirational examples 
  •  Connect and collaborate with others 

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The Going Pro Series is designed for emerging creatives to assist in developing and enhancing your professional identity and representation. Programming covers topics and experiences including: portfolio best practices, presenting your work, professional conduct, creative practice, freelancing, entrepreneurship, networking, and career preparedness. #ColumGoingPro

Friday, April 26 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Career Center, Lab
618 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Event Type

Career Planning, Engage Columbia, Career


Students, Career Center, School of Media Arts, Cinema and Television Arts


Career Center, Engage Columbia, Career, cinema and television arts

Contact Name

Rob Funderburk

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Career as a Fiber Optics Installer

A Fiber Optics Installer is responsible for installing, preparing, and troubleshooting fiber optic cables and systems. The professional designs optical paths and passive optical networks. They have a good understanding of the types of cables, cable color codes, and other cabling techniques. This professional should handle any issues related to the optical fiber install process.

The professional will have an in-depth knowledge of primary specifications and parameters. It is the responsibility of the Fiber Optics Installer to check the newly installed cables. The installer is required to troubleshoot any issues related to fiber optic cables and other networking systems. They are responsible for splicing optical fiber together mechanically or with the help of fusion splicer.