As a freshman, CS student Spencer Chang accepted an internship offer from PROS.
One of the keys to landing a good job after graduation is building real world experience through internships. Our students have a tremendous track record for receiving great internship offers, both locally and around the country, in global corporations and in small startups. Several undergraduate CS majors have also won fellowships to participate in the prestigious Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
program that places students in top startups in Silicon Valley.
Rice's Center for Career Development (CCD) works throughout the year to help match students with appropriate internship opportunities. Both the fall and spring Career Expo events boast a strong concentration of technical internship openings.
CCD Jobs and Internships
Fall Career & Internship Expo - usually held in early September; most of the established tech companies begin recruiting interns in the fall
Spring Career & Internship Expo - usually held in early February; wide range of internship opportunities, including HTX, ATX, and west coast startups.
The George R. Brown School of Engineering offers a certificate program in Engineering Leadership that can supplement any of the school's majors. the RCEL (Rice Center for Engineering Leadership) program includes 9 required credit hours of coursework, a leadership development experience that focuses on experience as a leader on an engineering-related project, an internship and other components. Successful completion of the program is noted on your final transcript. This program is one of only a few certificate programs in engineering leadership in the country.