News In Brief: Startup Career Fair postponed
The cold weather that caused the closure of the Rice University campus also resulted in the cancellation of the Startup Career Fair.
According to its website, the event, originally scheduled to take place Friday, Jan. 24 at the Rice Memorial Center, was to feature keynote remarks from Allison Lami Sawyer, CEO of Rebellion Photonics, followed by a pitch for talent and an open career fair.
The fair was to be hosted jointly by the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship, enventure, the Entrepreneurship Club and Rice Launch. The website states that the Planning Committee is meeting to reschedule the event and will provide further information when available.
For more information, visit www.startupcareerfairhtx.com.
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