Expos & Recruiting Events

Career and Internship Expo

Spring 2023 Career and Internship Expo

The Rice University Spring 2023 Career and Internship Expo will return in an in-person format this spring. Join us in person on February 3, 2023, from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm at Gibbs Recreation Center. The fair is open to all Rice majors and class levels with current students and alumni looking for a wide range of opportunities. We’re pleased to partner with the Career Development Office at the Jones Graduate School of Business, making it easier than ever to recruit ALL Rice students. Registration will open via Handshake on November 1, 2022, at 12 noon CDT:

  • For-profit: $575; $700 after January 20

  • Nonprofit and Government Employers: $275; $300 after January 20

The registration packages include two meal tickets and two parking passes.

In order to prioritize employers offering paid internships and full-time opportunities for Rice students, graduate programs that would like to attend will be placed on a waitlist until January 20, 2023.

Information regarding Fall 2023 will be shared via the website and the employer newsletter in June 2023.
We do not have dates or details available at this time.


Sponsorships are available for the in-person expo.

Platinum sponsorship - $5,000

This sponsorship package includes registration to expo and the following:

  • Premium location and double booth in Sponsorship Row
  • 5 additional company representatives
  • 6 meals and parking vouchers
  • Recognition on in-person and digital signage displayed at Expo
  • Company logo on campus-wide ground signs
  • Company logo on t-shirts, given out to 300 students and marketed across campus (sponsorship must be selected by December 20 for inclusion on t-shirts)
  • Logo on event website and Handshake landing page
  • Marketing of company Expo attendance 1 week prior to event
  • Premium recognition in event publicity on Facebook, schedule featured in the student newsletter, in event emails, on flyers, and all other event advertising

Gold sponsorship - $2,500

This sponsorship package includes the following:

  • Premium location in Sponsorship Row
  • Company logo on campus-wide ground signs
  • 5 Additional company representatives (6 total, meals included)
  • Company logo on event signage and Handshake landing page
  • Company logo on Expo sponsorship ads - digital and print
  • A mention of your company on Facebook, in student newsletters, in event emails, and on any Expo flyers

Please scroll to the bottom of the page for event logistics.

Cancellation Policy

If you need to cancel your registration, please email

  • Before January 1 — Full refund minus 10% cancellation fee
  • Between January 2 and January 19 — 75% refund minus 10% cancellation fee
  • On and after January 20 — no refund

There are no exceptions to this policy.

Employer Webinar: Recruit at Rice University, Spring 2023 Recruiting

Join us on November 10, 2022, at 12 Noon CDT for our Hire an Owl, Spring Recruiting Kickoff webinar. You can register here. If you can't join us live, by registering you will receive a copy of the webinar recording. Email for more information.

Disability Accommodations

If disability accommodations (e.g., communication access, alternate formats) are needed to participate fully in this event, please contact us at

Have a question about the expo? Visit our FAQ page to learn more.