Rayna Anderson-Crier

Associate Director, Career Education and Advising

Rayna Anderson-Crier

Rayna Anderson-Crier is a certified professional career coach who specializes in helping students turn their career goals into actionable steps. She brings with her a wealth of career advising experience from both public and private universities including Elon University, University of Houston, and Auburn University’s Harbert College of Business. She is returning to Rice having served as Talent Management Analyst for the Division of Development and Alumni Relations from 2015-2017 where she managed full-cycle recruiting and employee retention initiatives. In advising appointments, Rayna pulls from both her career coaching and recruiting background to help students take a more proactive approach in their job search, career planning, and professional development.

Rayna holds a Master of Arts degree in Higher Education Administration from Louisiana State University along with graduate coursework in Industrial/Organizational Psychology. She is trained to administer the MBTI, Strong Interest Inventory, and StrengthsQuest assessments and is a registered yoga teacher.

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3 Powerful Networks You May Not Know You Have

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Even at the best of times, it’s natural to feel unsure of yourself when it comes to networking. You may be thinking, “I’ve reached out to my friends and colleagues, contacted my network on LinkedIn…but now what?”

In the current climate, it’s …

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Networking While Remote | How Professionals of Color Can Stay Connected During the Pandemic

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You may have heard at least one of these sayings throughout the course of your career: “It isn’t what you know but who you know” and “Your network is your net worth.”

Ring any bells? Having access to the right …

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Diversity & Inclusion Resources

Diversity & Inclusion Resources

The Career Development Office is committed to not only embracing diversity but fostering the success of all students. In addition to personal advising appointments, the resources below are a starting point for members of our diverse community:

 General Diversity

The …

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