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The OBU Career Portal is just the place for you to gather helpful information on upcoming events including career fairs, information sessions, and workshops. To enhance your job search, be sure to upload your resume so prospective employers can learn more about you and your skills. The portal is also a place you can take an interest survey to help refine your career goals. The OBU Career Portal offers an online job board listing part-time, full-time, and internship opportunities. We encourage you to visit the Career Portal frequently as part of your career planning!

Need help? Contact the Career Development office for a walkthrough of the Career Portal.

Career/Major Planning

What Can I Do With This Major?

"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 this tool to research opportunities within different majors.

Career/Major Planning Tool

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.

Job Search Tools

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