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Interview Rice Students


On-campus recruiting (OCR) for Fall 2016 runs August 29 through November 18. If you need to interview prior to the OCR session, 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 5: Labor Day
September 13: Fall 2016 Career and Internship Expo
October 10-11: Midterm Recess

Other Important Dates:
August 22: First Day of Classes 
August 29: On-Campus Recruiting Opens 
November 18: Last Day of On-Campus Recruiting 
December 2: 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:
From the students who have applied, you will select and "invite" students to sign up for an interview on your schedule.


Specify both an application period and a signup period. Primary and alternate student choices are selected after the application period. Primaries are allowed to sign up before alternates.

 Pre-Select Continuous 

Specify an application period in which students that pass both the specified qualifications as well as are manually approved are allowed to take slots.  

Room Only  

Choosing this type simply reserves a room. You advertise your opportunity outside of the system and contact students directly to schedule interviews. Please note that positions should not be attached to room reservations, as students cannot view them.


Students who precisely match your criteria schedule their interviews online on a first-come, first-served basis. The Open schedule works well if you are setting up a schedule on short notice, don’t have time to review resumes and make selections, or are willing to interview anyone who meets your criteria. 

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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 that we can post on our social media sites. A two to three sentence description can also be included in our weekly newsletter to students and faculty. You might also consider advertising in the student newspaper, The Rice Thresher.