The Center for Career Development (CCD) offers programs, services and resources to help guide Owls in pursuing their career goals. By educating, connecting, and empowering students, the CCD assists all Owls in their career readiness inside and outside the hedges.
Learn about choosing a major, assistance with your internship or job search, planning for graduate school, resume and cover letter help, connecting with alumni and more.
Learn about hosting information sessions, attending expos, interviewing on campus, and more to connect you with Rice talent.
Learn about integrating career development elements into your syllabi as students continue to seek your guidance in career-related areas. Faculty and staff resources include CCD contacts, how to refer students, how to request a presentation, hiring guidelines, and more.
The CCD offers mentorship, externship and internship hosting, and other great opportunities to connect alumni with current Owls. Explore resources about hiring Owls, CCD services for alumni, and more.
Learn how to help your Owl succeed in the challenges of career planning by familiarizing yourself with CCD resources, mentorship opportunities, and more.
Arts, Communications & Entertainment
Want a future in the arts, communication, or entertainment industry? It’s not as daunting as you may think! Let this page be your guide to finding your dream job in this career cluster.
Computer, Information Technology & Mathematics
Thinking about a career in computer, information technology, or mathematics but you have no idea where to start? Let this page be your guide to finding your dream job in this career cluster!
Education, Non-Profit & Social Enterprise
Drawn to education, nonprofits, and social enterprise but you want to get more specific in your job search? Let this page be your guide to finding your dream job in this career cluster!
Engineering & Architecture
Want to know what you can do with engineering or architecture skills? Let this page be your guide to finding your dream job in this career cluster!
Finance, Consulting & Enterprise
Holding out for a career in finance, consulting, and enterprise but you aren’t sure what that even means? Let this page be your guide to finding your dream job in this career cluster!
Health & Sciences
Careers in science and health aren’t just for the PhDs and the MDs. Learn how to navigate these industries. Let this page be your guide to finding your dream job in this career cluster!
Public Policy, Government & Law
Handshake is Rice's career management system where students can find and apply for jobs, RSVP to events, schedule career counseling appointments, and participate in on-campus interviewing.