Professional practica provide selected students with real-world experience in major career fields including consulting, finance, law, and health professions.Â Students participate in semester- or year-long, faculty-led, upper-level courses that partner students with on-site visits to local firms and require students to produce a final professional portfolio based on their experience.
All programs share the following components:
Cultural Heritage - Humanities Research Center Practica
Civic Engagement - Center of Civic Leaderhship Houston Action Research Teams (HART)
Professional Externships - Center for Career Development's OwlEdge Externships
Policy Research - Baker Institute's Jesse Jones Leadership Center Summer in D.C. Policy Research Internship Program
Service-Learning - Kinder Institute's Community Bridges Fellowship
*These practicum programs are made possible by a partnership with the Rice University School of Humanities.