Welcome! The CDO office operating hours are 8:30 am - 5:30 pm. Outside of operating hours, please email CDO@rice.edu. Virtual drop-in career advising hours are from 11:00am-1:00pm Tuesday through Friday following the academic calendar. You do not need an appointment. Drop-in to get your advising questions answered. Please click here to join.

Prospective Students

Welcome Prospective Students

Welcome prospective MBA students interested in learning more about career development services at Rice Business. We appreciate your interest and encourage you to explore the wealth of resources and information on this site. As a Rice MBA, you will gain access to a network of professionals working in diverse industries across the U.S. and the world. The Career Development Office is here to support students in their career journey so each student has the opportunity to realize their career and professional potential. A suite of career development services and programs are provided to students including career advising, career education workshops, networking events, employment outcomes reports, and employer engagement opportunities.

Incoming Student FAQs

If you have additional questions about Rice Business, we encourage you to contact our Recruiting & Admissions Office.

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Considering Earning An MBA? 5 Tips to Help You Prepare

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If you’re considering earning your MBA, you may be furiously researching and visiting schools, studying for the GMAT, or starting your applications. What you might not have considered is how to get ready once …

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9 Tips for Writing an Engaging Resume

Your resumé is the single most important document for getting noticed by a potential employer. Studies show that, on average, most hiring managers only spend about 6-7 seconds reading resumés, which makes creating an engaging resumé absolutely essential. While every …

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Career Development Office

Check out these pre-MBA opportunities available to Rice MBA students before they even step on-campus! Please note that these deadlines are rolling and may not always be active.

7 Ways to Maximize Your LinkedIn Profile [Infographic]

LinkedIn is a valuable networking tool for building new connections and nurturing relationships with established contacts. But having a successful presence on the site requires more than a bare-bones profile. Standing out from the networking crowd is all about engagement—regularly updating …

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Record-Breaking Employment Outcomes

The Rice MBA continues to deliver exceptional results for our students and graduates, who consistently demonstrate resilience and fortitude in their job search. Our graduates accept positions in a wide range of industries and job functions, including many who secure promotions and pivot to different companies.  Use our interactive tool below to explore career outcomes for the selected Class of Full-Time MBA.  

About The Rice MBA  

Full-Time MBA Class of 2021 Highlights

$131K 97% 100% 78%
average starting salary received job offers within three months of graduation of students get internships received offers through school- related activities

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Full-time MBA Employment Outcomes Reports

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Professional MBA Employment Profile Report

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Post Graduation Plans

Rice Business graduates are intelligent, driven and entrepreneurial. Explore their post-graduate plans, which include employment and starting new businesses.

Contact & Location

Phone
(713) 348-2622
Email
Address

6100 Main Street - MS 531
Houston, TX 77005

Career Service Hours

M 8:30am - 5:30pm
T 8:30am - 5:30pm
W 8:30am - 5:30pm
TH 8:30am - 5:30pm
F 8:30am - 5:30pm