Companies can invest in Rice Business students in several ways. Below is the general recruiting calendar for the 2019-2020 year. This calendar will highlight special events and opportunities for companies to further engage with Rice MBA talent!
August 26
Diversity Networking Event*
  August 27  
Information Sessions Begin
September 2
Labor Day
September 4
On Campus Interviews Begin (2nd Years only)
September 6
Career Conference *
September 23
Resume Books Available (1st years)
September 24
October 8-12
Final Exams
October 14-18
Fall Break
November 1
Rice Energy Finance Summit
November 27-29
Thanksgiving Holiday
December 11-18
Final Exams
December 19¬†‚Äď January 20
Winter Break

Fall 2019 Recruiting Blackout Dates:
September 2 - Labor Day
September 6 - Career Conference
September 24 - Career & Internship Expo
October 8-12 - Reading Day/Final Exams
October 14-18 - Fall Break
November 1 - Rice Energy Finance Summit
November 27-29 - Thanksgiving
December 11-18 - Reading Day/Final Exams

*Career Conference: This conference is organized by the Career Development Office through the Assisted Networking Initiative to help 1st year MBA students identify possible career choices, learn about different professions, and ask questions from the experts. The conference is free of charge and will feature key players in various industries and job functions.

*Diversity Networking Event: Partner with the Career Development Office to kick-off the recruiting season with a Diversity Networking Corporate Reception. This will give employers a great opportunity to connect with new and returning students in the following areas: under-represented minorities, women, LGBT, and veterans.

*Rice University Fall Career Expo: The Fall Expo is organized by Rice University’s Career Center and is a great opportunity to network with Undergraduate and Masters students seeking internship and full-time opportunities. Find out more information and register for the expo.  

January 13 - 17
Dedicated Interview Week (1st Years)
January 20
Martin Luther King Holiday

*Dedicated Interview Week: The Career Development Office understands that the recruiting season can be stressful for both recruiters and MBA candidates. This year,a dedicated interview week was created to allow for both company representatives and students to organize on and off-campus interviews successfully. Students will not have classes during this week to increase their flexibility and availability.

Recruiting Policies:

To create consistency across organizations that recruit at the Jones Graduate School of Business and ensure the support of our academic mission, the Career Development Office requests you abide by the following guidelines and communicate them to all persons involved in your recruiting. Read about our Recruiting Policies.