OBU Career Development is your central point-of-contact, helping you to connect with OBU students, alumni and faculty. We believe you will find our students and alumni to be among the best and brightest in the nation, well-prepared to take on the complexities of an ever-changing world.

We are eager to extend our hospitality and outstanding customer service to enhance your efforts to recruit and hire future employees. We pride ourselves on providing the kind of personalized service that ensures you will have an efficient, comfortable and productive visit. Career Fairs are the primary campus recruiting events for employers who want to increase their visibility among students interested in internships and careers in post graduate careers. We would be delighted to assist you in making a connection to our students and graduates for employment and internship opportunities.

If you are interested in other avenues of recruitment (on campus interviews or information sessions), please contact us at 405-585-5262. We look forward to hearing from you!

The OBU Career Portal is Oklahoma Baptist University's online recruitment system for jobs and internships. OBU Career Portal is provided through the Symplicity Corporation and is the official job listing service that provides employers, OBU students and alumni the ability to directly interact with each other.

Take one of the links below to find out more information on the subject.

Career Fair Schedule for Spring 2020 (links will take you to information about the specific fair)

Why you should consider hiring an OBU Graduate

As a Christian liberal arts university, OBU transforms lives by

  • equipping students to pursue academic excellence
  • integrate faith with all areas of knowledge
  • engage a diverse world
  • and live worthy of the high calling of God in Christ

OBU is an institution founded on Christian principles and teachings whose primary purpose is to conduct educational programs in the traditional arts and sciences and in other disciplines with the intent to prepare students for effective leadership and service in the various vocations.

Our mission finds expression through a strong liberal arts core curriculum which supports degree programs designed to prepare students for careers and graduate study; through activities planned to stimulate spiritual, intellectual, social, cultural, and physical development; and through an environment that reflects the application of Christian principles and teachings.

National Recognition

  • U.S. News and World Report
    • Ranked as one of the top 10 regional colleges in the West for 28 consecutive years
    • Oklahoma’s highest rated regional college in the U.S. News rankings for 26 consecutive years
    • Ranked a top 10 Best Value School
  • The Princeton Review
    • Named as one of the “Best in the West” for 15 consecutive years
      • One of 121 institutions recommended
  •  Listed on Great Value College's rankings of 50 Great Affordable Colleges in the Midwest
    • One of three universities in Oklahoma
    • The only private Oklahoma university listed in the Midwest
  • Phi Theta Kappa
    • Recognized as a top 40 college or university for creating dynamic pathways to support community college transfer students
  •  Forbes.com
  • Named a 2019-2020 National College of Distinction, Oklahoma College of Distinction and a Christian College of Distinction
    • Received program-specific recognition
      • Business College of Distinction
      • Education College of Distinction
      • Nursing College of Distinction
      • Career Development College of Distinction