Behance Portfolio Guidance

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) has made a commitment to fostering a design portfolio community for students, faculty, staff and alumni at  

Purpose of the Community

A place to “showcase and discover the latest work by creative professionals across industries” (as described by, the Adobe company whose platform powers our community), affords you the opportunity to exhibit your work on an easy-to-use, industry-accepted and socially-connected site that can be used as an online extension of your professional portfolio, visible to potential employers, peers and future Jefferson students. 

University Guidance

We encourage all students to create Jefferson Design Portfolio accounts, though it is not a curricular requirement. Maintaining a presence on Jefferson’s Design Community website is a way to share work — beyond personal websites and social media— that is quickly becoming an industry standard for design professionals. Our community site will seamlessly connect with LinkedIn (via a “creative portfolio display” application) to assist recent graduates and alumni to present a comprehensive professional presence to employers.  Work uploaded to the Jefferson Design Portfolios community will also be visible to’s more than two million members!

Create your online design portfolios by going to:  For step-by-step instructions, click on “Sign Up & Showcase Your Work” 

Click for a video overview of Behance basics.

Please note that while projects that are included in the Jefferson Design Portfolios community may be useful to share in the classroom and can foster collaborative work, Jefferson is offering this service primarily so that you can be part of a larger, more global online design community and showcase your work to potential employers. It is not the only e-portfolio solution hosted by the University and OIR is not responsible for its administration.


Monday through Friday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Mondays / Wednesdays / Fridays: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Tuesdays / Thursdays:
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.