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Be sure to check out the OBU Career Portal for information on upcoming events - career fairs, information sessions, workshops, etc. Upload a resume that can be seen by employers, take an interest survey. This is also where you will find the online job board with part-time, full-time, and internship opportunities.

Need help? Contact the Career Development office for a walk-through of the Career Portal.

Career/Internship Fairs

Events for Spring of 2023 have all passed. Please watch your email for updates about employers on campus for recruitment or informational purposes. Fall 2023/Spring 2024 will be posted mid-summer.

If you need assistance in your job search, resume' preparation, or other career related topics, please reach out to

Career/Major Planning

"I have NO idea what I want to major in!" That statement is extremely common among freshmen and sophomores … even juniors and seniors, at times. Use the link below to research opportunities within different majors.

What can I do with this major?

Resumes, Cover Letters, Interviewing and More

The goal of a resume is not to get you a job. Seriously! The goal of a resume is to land you an interview. Keeping that fact in mind can help relieve some of the pressure usually associated with creating a resume.

Use SkillsFirst (previously Optimal Resume) to build yours. Tutorials and samples are available for reference, including that all important list of action words and AI optimization. You can also record a mock interview. Just sign in or register and begin building a great resume and working on your interview skills.

Class Plans

To be sure you are on a successful career track, view the checklists below for suggestions of what to do each year.

Will You Be Career Ready?

The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) has identified eight competencies that employers are looking for in recent graduates. Are you ready?

Student Business Cards

Fill out an order form to receive a set of business cards. Be ready to impress prospective employers.

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