Job Search & Networking

A one-on-one appointment with an advisor can help you develop a Job Search plan that’s suited to your career goals. Visit OWL-Careers to make an appointment.

As a Rice Business student, you have access to thousands of alumni who work in different industries across the globe. Tapping into this network – through online platforms or coffee chats – is critical to your career success.

Although networking often does result in job opportunities, the point is not to simply use others to find jobs. It is a lifelong process of expanding your sphere of influence, helping others, and receiving help in return. The resources found on this page will guide you through the full cycle of job and internship search as well as networking, from creating the perfect pitch to ramping up your online profiles.

Steve Dalton: 2 Hour Job Search

Steve Dalton is author/creator of The 2-Hour Job Search (2012, 2020), a cutting-edge, ultra-specific process for using technology to find the right job faster. Below is the workshop where Steve explains the 2-Hour Job Search, as well as his resources to support the process. Use this approach to learn how to work smarter (and faster) to secure your first interviews.

The 10 Best Venture Capital Fellowships

What is Venture Capital?

Venture capital is one of the most common ways that early-stage companies get financing. VC firms provide capital to startups and other early-stage companies to help them grow. These kinds of companies are typically too new, …

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Top 10 Skills Every Executives Needs Right Now When Looking For a New Job

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Having a lot of work experience and a good education can help you stay ahead of other job seekers. But is it enough to get you a great executive role in this job market?

As an executive looking for a …

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These 15 East Coast–Based Companies Are Hiring Now

When you’re trying to land a new job, there are plenty of important factors to consider, like the location of the company. If you have to report to a physical office, how long is the commute? And if you’re searching …

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7 Market Trends and the Opportunities They Create For You

The job market is continually changing, and it’s important to keep track of it if you are looking for new opportunities. Companies are adopting new tech and changing how they find and hire employees. The skills requirements for jobs also …

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6 Ways to Leverage Your Identity Or Resume to Climb the Executive Career Ladder

Getting an executive job is becoming tough as many people aim for such positions. Workplaces are highly competitive as employees try to impress their seniors for a promotion. Not forgetting that many active job seekers have impressive skills, making it …

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