Share your experiences with the School of Social Sciences. Below is a list of ways to stay connected to the school and to pass on your expertise and insight.  Alumni interested in more information about the following programs may contact Alex Wyatt, assistant director of Gateway, at

OwlConnect events bring Rice University alumni and career leaders to campus to speak with current  students about career paths, job progression, and other tips on how to market their degree in social sciences to a particular field. The goal is for students to leave with a better understanding of how to translate their academic studies into challenging and rewarding careers.

Professional Practicums
Professional practicums provide selected students with real-world experience in major career fields. Along with the guidance from their on-site or on-campus supervisor, the students attend workshops lead by content experts, receive course credit, and instruction from Rice University faculty.