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Houston, TX
1001 to 5000 employees
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$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
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Located on a 300-acre tree-lined campus in Houston, Rice University is consistently ranked among the nation’s top 20 universities by U.S. News & World Report. Rice’s undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio is approximately 6-to-1. Its ... Read more

Mission: As a leading research university with a distinctive commitment to undergraduate education, Rice University aspires to pathbreaking research, unsurpassed teaching, and contributions to the betterment of our world. It seeks to fulfill this mission by cultivating a diverse ... Read more

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    Former Employee - Graduate Student Research Assistant in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Graduate Student Research Assistant in Houston, TX
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    I worked at Rice University full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good pay for graduate students. Administration is reasonable to work with.

    Cons

    Weather is very intense during the summer

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Rice University Interviews

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    Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Rice University (Houston, TX) in March 2015.

    Interview

    behavioral and lasted a few hours with lunch. you then met with several groups of people and then did lunch with the main team after doing a short presentation. Be prepared to met a lot of people and prepare a short presentation a head of time.

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    Negotiation

    not much flexibility with salary.

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Rice University Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work, Houston Business Journal, 2013
  • Best Places to Work, Houston Business Journal, 2014
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Pledges & Certifications

Veteran Hiring Commitment

Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

Pay Equality Pledge

Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

Diversity Commitment

Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

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