The Initiative for Students

The Initiative for Students is Rice's three-year volunteer engagement and fundraising effort to provide students with professional experience, leadership training and hands-on learning, while increasing scholarship support and building on our strengths in research, teaching and learning, and academic excellence.  

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The Initiative in action

SUMMER INTERNSHIPS MARK THE NEXT STEP FOR AN ALUMNUS COMMITTED TO PROFESSIONAL MENTORSHIP

SUMMER INTERNSHIPS MARK THE NEXT STEP FOR AN ALUMNUS COMMITTED TO PROFESSIONAL MENTORSHIP

Steven Bender ’05 found a lifelong career in an unlikely field. Now, he is giving Rice students a chance to broaden their own professional horizons by offering Owl Edge Internships.

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The access to opportunity

The access to opportunity

For Abril Brugo '18, her Rice education has far exceeded her expectations.

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A new era of leadership education at Rice

A new era of leadership education at Rice

Retired Brig. Gen. Tom Kolditz will direct the Doerr Insitute for New Leaders, using his own experience to develop students into leaders, made possible by John '73 and Ann '75 Doerr.

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SUMMER INTERNSHIPS MARK THE NEXT STEP FOR AN ALUMNUS COMMITTED TO PROFESSIONAL MENTORSHIP

The access to opportunity

A new era of leadership education at Rice