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The Peter and Nancy Huff House
Students receiving career counseling
Fall 2017 Career Expo
Rice Owls


The Center for Career Development (CCD) is located in Huff House and exists to help you find and make your place in the world by:
- Educating you on knowledge of self, career options and resources
- Connecting you with opportunities through the global Rice network
- Empowering you with skills, tools, and confidence

A view of the Handshake Banner


Quick Facts


  • Login to Handshake

    Login to Handshake

    Handshake is a one-stop shop for your professional development needs! Find and apply for jobs, RSVP for events, schedule a career counseling appointment, explore resources, participate in on-campus interviewing, and so much more.

  • Schedule an Appointment

    Schedule an Appointment

    Career counselors are here to empower students on their journey through Rice and beyond! Need help picking a major, defining your goals or translating classroom experience into professional skills?

  • Students


    From major navigation to salary negotiation, the CCD is here throughout your time at Rice! Explore majors, jobs, internships, and career resources while connecting with alumni and mentors (including our Peer Career Advisors).

  • Employers


    Are you interested in hiring Rice talent? How can we help? Learn about posting jobs and internships for Rice students and alumni, On Campus Recruiting opportunities, Expos, recruiting policies, sponsorship, directions, and more!


Sanjula Jain


The CCD is a hub of mentorship filled with genuinely caring counselors that are invested in the success of Rice students. The CCD staff takes the time to get to know students at a personal level and cater career resources and opportunities accordingly. Everyone at the CCD has a smile on their face and the staff is always going above and beyond to help every Owl find their niche post-graduation.

Sanjula Jain, 2012 – 2013 Student Association President