The Rice University Computer Science Club is an organization
dedicated to providing Rice students with an informational and
social network of individuals interested in computer science. We
provide professional resources, including resume review sessions,
interview preparation, and weekly lunch talks by Rice faculty and
industry insiders. We also foster community among computer science
students by way of club-hosted study breaks, random outings, and
First things first: sign up for our club
mailing list. It's the closest thing we have to an official
membership roster, and we use it to announce club events, job
opportunities, and other computer science-related happenings.
You should also come to one of our weekly lunch talks!
Finally, if you have any suggestions for cool things for the
club to do (whether for career development or just something fun),
then please contact us!
Our club hosts a variety of events for computer science
undergraduates. Subscribe to our mailing
list to get notified of upcoming events. You should also like
Computer Science Club Facebook page, to which many club and
department events are posted. There is also a general Rice Computer Science group you can join on facebook if you have a rice email.
If you have any ideas for fun or useful events that we might be
able to host, by all means send your suggestions to our socials chair
Joan Chao or any one of our
CS Club lunch talks feature Rice professors, students, and alumni with
interesting research or career experiences. The talks are
coordinated by our faculty sponsor, Luay Nakhleh, and are open to
undergraduate students only. They're generally held on Wednesdays
at noon in Duncan Hall, with free lunch provided! Be sure to join the our club
list for announcements regarding these lunch talks.
For a schedule of speakers, as well as a list of past speakers,
check out the
undergraduate lunch talks page maintained by Matt Barnett.
If you know anyone would would make an interesting speaker, we
highly encourage you to contact Matt Barnett with your
CS Club provides career guidance to students by way of
interview preparation sessions, resume review sessions, and course
planning sessions (watch the mailing
list for these events). We also love to give plain old
peer-to-peer assistance—feel free to contact any of our
officers with questions.
Rice University itself provides career resources to students;
many of these are applicable to CS students.
Looking to hire?
If you are searching for talent among the members of the Rice CS Club,
please send any job listings to the club president Frank Salinas.
Class Baker 2013
Interests mobile development, video games, comics, tv, records, starcraft 2, CS:GO
Class Brown 2014
Class McMurtry 2013
If you would like to contact club leadership for any reason,
please call or e-mail Frank Salinas or Waseem Ahmad; their
contact information can be found in the Rice Directory. We particularly
encourage you to submit any suggestions you may have for the
If you'd like to contact the club membership en masse (e.g. to
announce a public event), you may send e-mail to the club
mailing list. Note that your message will be moderated.