The Rice University Center for Career Development is committed to assisting ALL students in finding and making their place in the world, including our female Owls! Career counselors are available by appointment to assist you with a wide array of career planning issues. Below are some key resources for female students, alumni, and professionals.


Advancing Women - Offers career advice, a job search board, money management advice, networking opportunities, tips for small business owners, international and multicultural support for women - A career resource by women, for women, that provides information, support and tools needed to succeed.

Dress for Success - CCD partners with this community organization to assist students who may have barriers in obtaining professional business attire. A referral appointment with the CCD is needed in order to participate in this beneficial program.

Feminist Jobs - Links to job opportunities that advance the status of women.

Forte Foundation - A national non-profit organization designed to substantially increase the number of women business owners, and build awareness of business education among young women to increase the number of women entering business, and to support the careers of women through business networks.

Lean In for Graduates - Career and job advice for graduating students Women in STEM Careers - Informative article that includes STEM career maps and potential salaries

She Negotiates - Explore free resources you can download and enjoy, including on-demand video courses, links to books, plus media coverage.

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - Resources for Handling Gender-Based Discrimination

Women’s Bureau—United States Department of Labor - Provides statistics on the largest growing occupations for women and where women currently are working, as well as various publications and resources for connecting with regional offices

Women For Hire - provides recruitment services for women. - allows resume and job searching, and offers career advice directed towards women.

Affinity Groups

American Association of University Women - Organization focused on advocacy for women through research, public policy, and global connections

Rice Women’s Resource Center - The Rice Women's Resource Center (RWRC)’s vision is to increase awareness of and sensitivity to gender issues in order to build a more supportive, dynamic atmosphere on campus.

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For help in your career exploration and career development, schedule an appointment with one of our career counselors.

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Quick Help Without an Appointment

Take advantage of our ‘no appointment needed’ policy with our same day Drop-In service. Our career counselors can help answer your questions with 10-15 minute long appointments from 12-1pm M-F while classes are in session, on a first come, first served basis.

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