The next MBA application deadline is January 6. GMAT waivers available.

Career Development

The Career Development Office works with you to understand you and your career goals, whether you're a student or alum. 

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As a Consortium Fellow, I had the opportunity to attend a diversity recruiting conference with some of my classmates, which was a great opportunity to meet, learn, and even interview with some top-tier companies. Our Career Development Office at Rice was so supportive before, during, and after the conference which just confirmed why I chose Rice.

Justin Rose

Full-Time MBA ‘22

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Career Events

We set up networking events and opportunities for you to get to know industry leaders.

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Job Market

Our graduates reached record-breaking success in the job market this year. This success is the product of strong partnerships between our hiring companies, alumni, faculty, staff and students. Check out a few key highlights from this year’s graduating class.

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Career Treks

Visit cities across the country on our Industry Treks and explore business areas where you may want to pursue internships and post-MBA job opportunities. Past trips include: Week on Wall Street (New York City), Technology Trek (Austin, Seattle, Silicon Valley), Energy Trek (Houston), Health Care Trek (Houston).

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Houston's pro-business ecosystem gives you an in with NASA, the world’s largest medical center, a vibrant entrepreneurial community, and Fortune 500 companies 20 of which are headquartered here. 

Career Stories From Our Alumni

Mark Morehouse

Mark Morehouse '01 discusses his experience leveraging the Rice MBA to pivot from an undergraduate degree in chemical engineering to working in investment banking in Chicago, specializing in transportation infrastructure.

Runsi Sen

Runsi Sen '04 discusses her transition out of the corporate world and the life circumstances that led her to found the ovarian cancer non-profit foundation, Ovarcome.

Aaron Knape

Aaron Knape '08, the co-founder of sEATz, shares his journey from being a Professional MBA student at Rice Business to co-creating an in-seat delivery app for live sports and entertainment events. 

Bethany Andell

Bethany Andell '01 speaks about her experience as president of the marketing and advertising company Savage Brands and her belief in business as a force for good.

Devina Bhojwani

Devina Bhojwani '06, president and co-owner of IDEA Lab Kids International, talks about her pivot from working at an international offshore drilling contractor to entrepreneurship within the education space.

Sean Ferguson '01

Sean Ferguson, Rice MBA '01 and former Associate Dean of Rice Business describes his path from electrical engineering to his current work as the Associate Dean of the Asia School of Business in Kuala Lampur. 

Companies Who Recruit

Ernst and Young
Goldman Sachs
McKinsey & Company


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Come See Us

Set up an appointment to meet with us (once you're a student!) and we'll help get you started with your career goals and put you in touch with key employers and alumni.

Personally Speaking

Christina Tamayo

There’s fantastic support from the Career Development Office. For someone like me who’s open to a lot of areas, they are a great resource to help you research and narrow your scope.

Christina Tamayo

Full-Time MBA ‘22


Access to the Career Development Office and the level of support extended to all MBA students over the recruiting process exceeded my expectations.

Chinedu Nwosu

Professional MBA ‘20

Lemboye Ayovaughan

The power of the Rice Business Career Development Office and alumni network when it comes to recruiting was a good surprise. The caliber of companies that come to Rice Business and the amount of opportunities available has exceeded my expectations.

Lemboye AyoVaughan

Professional MBA ‘20

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