Mariella de Alba Ortiz

Associate Director, Career Education and Advising

Mariella de Alba Ortiz

Mariella De Alba is an associate director in the Career Development Office. She partners with MBA students to help them strategize their job search to meet their professional goals. Before career advising, Mariella assisted employers with their recruiting needs at Rice Business. She collaborated with companies to develop branding and engagement strategies to maximize their presence on campus. Mariella has over ten years of experience in career services.

Prior to Rice, she worked at the C.T. Bauer College of Business, where she taught career development, did instructional design and career coaching. She earned her undergraduate degree in Mexico from Tecnologico de Monterrey (ITESM) and her graduate degree from the University of Houston. Mariella has studied and lived in different countries and loves working with students from a diversity of backgrounds.

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Consulting Pay: What MBAs Earned in 2019

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2020 vs. 2018 Pay: Undergraduate and Master’s Degree Holders

Undergrads continue to experience pay increases in base pay, even as performance and sign-on bonuses stagnated. Bain, BCG continued to lead the way for starting base pay, …

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Two Current Women Entrepreneurs Talk About Their Experience As Women In Consulting

We have many of you ask us what it’s like to be a woman in consulting. How is the firm culture? Is there time to have a family and rise up the ranks inside a top firm? Today, Jenny Rae …

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20 Video Interview Tips to Help You Dazzle the Hiring Manager and Get the Job

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By now, you’re probably familiar with the basics of setting up for a video interview: Find a quiet, clean place to have it, make sure your mic is turned on, and—seriously—put on some pants. But …

By Regina Borsellino
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On the Case – How to Ace the Consulting Case Interview

What Is a Case Interview?

In a case interview, the candidate is provided with a detailed situation, problem or challenge and asked to analyze it and come up with a solution.

case interview question can be based on a …

By Pamela Skillings
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