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Events

Be sure to check out the OBU Career Portal for upcoming events - information sessions, workshops, etc. Upload a resume that can be seen by employers, take an interest survey. Need help? Contact the Career Development office for a walk-through of the Career Portal.

Spring 2022 Career Fairs and other events - All career fairs for the 2021-2022 academic year have been hosted. Check back for other opportunities or check in the OBU Career Portal.

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 Optimal Resume to build yours. Tutorials and samples are available for reference, including that all important list of action words.

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.

 Job Search Tools

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