Students in the Consulting Practicum learn the elements of problem solving in a business environment. Students interact with businesses or non-profit organizations seeking creative solutions to challenges they face. This practicum offers experiential learning on all project phases from investigation and analysis, through presentation of recommendations designed to meet real-world needs. To learn more about our current and previous partner organizations, click here.
The Consulting Practicum is open to all continuing social sciences undergraduate students who have completed at least nine hours in their discipline.
Applications are completed through Rice-Google forms by clicking this link: https://goo.gl/forms/dbfRjxTwPOdZRwhW2
*Please note you must be logged-in to your Rice-Google account in order to access the form.
Applications for the Fall term are due by March 15. Applications for the Spring term are due by October 15. Students who apply by the fall term deadline are notified by April 1. Students who apply by the spring term deadline are notified by November 1.
1.) Selected students must complete our Student Participant Agreement (SPA). That agreement can be accessed through Rice-Google forms by clicking this link: https://goo.gl/forms/3hweim8P1qJcmSBJ2
2.) After completing the SPA, students will receive a notification from the Gateway Office that their special registration form has been signed and is ready for pick-up from Sewall Hall 352A.
3.) Before the start of the term, students will receive by email the course syllabus, background information on available projects, and additional course resources.