“Companies want thinkers, problem-solvers, communicators and people who can be taught new skills,” said Nicole Van Den Heuvel, director of the Center for Career Development. “They understand the value of a Rice education.”
“You take a problem and you look at it from every direction. Then you come up with various solutions, and right away you start crossing them off the list. That’s what engineers do.”
Six engineering students received scholarships totaling $26,000 for the 2016-17 academic year from the Rice Global Forum in Engineering and Construction (Global Forum).