Eric Zinke

Professional MBA - Weekend, Class of 2021

Hometown: Seneca
Home State: KS
Home Country: USA
Previous Institution & Degree: Kansas State University, Industrial Engineering, minors in statistics and business
Previous Graduate Institution & Degree: Kansas State University, MS in Industrial Engineering

Pre-MBA Industry: O&G
Pre-MBA Company: ExxonMobil
Pre-MBA Title: Demand Analyst for Polyethylene and Polypropylene
Current Title (if different): Rail Tank Asset Planner
Desired Post-MBA Industry: TBD
Desired Post-MBA Function: TBD
Student Organization Membership:

  • Entrepreneurship Association

What about the Rice MBA program has surprised you the most?
Food

What has been your favorite moment of your Rice MBA experience so far?
Leadership training

What is your favorite thing about and/or favorite spot in Houston?
Bayou trails

In a sentence, what is the one piece of advice you have for prospective students?
Have an idea of what type of work interests you and be open to new areas