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Interview Rice Students


Registration for Fall 2015 will open in RICElink on June 1, 2015. On-campus recruiting (OCR) for Fall 2015 runs September 8 through November 20. If you need to interview prior to September 8, please contact us and we will do our best to accommodate you. Interviews are held Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Interviews take place in the five interview rooms at the Huff House. We're also pleased to offer use of the Fondren Library study rooms for overflow during peak times. If your needs are such that you require additional rooms, we will make extra efforts to accommodate your requests elsewhere on campus. We cannot, however, guarantee alternate spaces on a particular date outside of this building. There are no fees for interviewing.

No Interviews Will Be Scheduled on the Following Dates:        
September 7: Labor Day
September 15: Fall 2015 Career & Internship Expo
October 12-13: Mid-term Recess
November 26-27: Thanksgiving Holiday
Other Important Dates:
August 24: First Day of Classes
September 8: On-Campus Recruiting Opens
November 20: Last Day of On-Campus Recruiting
December 4: Last Day of Classes


The Center for Career Development (CCD) uses RICElink to assist you in managing your on-campus interview schedule. Log in or create a new account.

From the RICElink home page, go to the Quick Link titled “Request Campus Interview Schedule(s).” Then, complete your request including the date and the position(s) for which you will be interviewing. For a detailed description of the OCR Models, please review the list below. Once your schedule is approved by the CCD, you will receive a confirmation email including parking details and building location.

You are welcome to interview students in your local offices (in person or via Skype) and still use RICElink to schedule your interviews. When completing your request, simply designate “Off Campus” in the “Location” field. You may also instruct students to apply via your company’s website. However, in order to utilize the interview scheduling function in RICElink, you must also collect resumes in RICElink.


When creating your schedule request in RICElink, you can choose from the following OCR Models: Preselect
From the students who have applied, you will select and "invite" students to sign up for an interview on your schedule.

Preselect to Alternate
You will "invite" students, as well as alternates, to sign up for an interview on your schedule.
*Please note, if you utilize this model, alternates will be able to sign up in the last two days that your schedule is open, regardless of whether or not your preselected candidates have signed up by that date. If your preselected candidates haven't signed up by that time, their spot may be taken by an alternate.

Resume Collect
Students can drop their resume to your position posted in RICElink but you will manage your schedule on your own and not through RICElink.

Room Reservation Only
You will not use RICElink to manage your schedule or collect resumes. This is typically utilized to reserve space in our building for second round interviews.

Need Assistance?
Contact Us


We are happy to help you market the positions for which you're interviewing to Rice students. You may email us a flyer and/or two to three sentence description about your opportunity. We will distribute the flyer across campus, and also post it on our social media sites. A two to three sentence description will be included in our weekly newsletter to students and faculty, and also posted on our social media sites. You might also consider advertising in the student newspaper, The Rice Thresher.


To help streamline your scheduling process, we've created a chart that lets you know all of your deadlines in advance.


Week 1: Sept 8 - 11 
Week 2: Sept 14 - 18
Week 3: Sept 21 - 25 
Week 4: Sept 28 - Oct 2
Week 5: Oct 5 - 9 
Week 6: Oct 14 - 16 
Week 7: Oct 19 - 23
Week 8: Oct 26 - 30 
Week 9: Nov 2 - 6
Week 10: Nov 9 - 13 
Week 11: Nov 16 - 20
Resume Submit End

Aug 24
Aug 30
Sept 6
Sept 13
Sept 20
Sept 27
Oct 4
Oct 11
Oct 18
Oct 25
Nov 1  
Employer Select Start

Aug 25
Aug 31
Sept 7
Sept 14
Sept 21
Sept 28
Oct 5
Oct 12
Oct 19
Oct 26
Nov 2  
Employer Select End

Aug 27
Sept 3
Sept 10
Sept 17
Sept 24
Oct 1
Oct 8
Oct 15
Oct 22
Oct 29
Nov 5  
Student Preselect Start

Aug 28
Sept 4
Sept 11
Sept 18
Sept 25
Oct 2
Oct 9
Oct 16
Oct 23
Oct 30
Nov 6  
Student Alternate Start

Sept 2
Sept 9
Sept 16
Sept 23
Sept 30
Oct 7
Oct 14
Oct 21
Oct 28
Nov 4
Nov 11  

Sept 3
Sept 10
Sept 17
Sept 24
Oct 1
Oct 8
Oct 15
Oct 22
Oct 29
Nov 5
Nov 12