National Engineering Week 2024

E-Week 2024

The Future is now thanks to Engineering! Ever since the first National Engineers Week that was celebrated in 1951, E-Week has been ensuring the future of the engineering workforce is diverese and well enducated by increasing understaning of and interest in careers in engineering and technology. At Rutgers, we celebrate this by having fun events and some friendly competition for our community.

Battle of the Majors

Show that your major is the best! Attend and volunteer in events throughout National Engineering Week to earn points for your major. Points will be tracked for each major with a winner decided at the end of the week, Friday, February 23rd.

Points will be distributed based on the percent of students in each department that attends. Points will be give from 1-10 (10 for the highest percentage department and 1 for the lowest). The Leader Board will be shared daily.

Click here to sign up to volunteer and earn points for the week.

May the Best Major Win!

Social Media Challenges

Post to Instagram following the templates below to be entered into a raffle and featured on EGC’s social media pages! Each day there will be a template posted on @ruegc Instagram. Do the challenges, enter a raffle, and win prizes!

Monday, February 19

Spirit Day

Let’s Start E-Week Right Engineers. Wear your Rutgers SOE gear, take polaroid photos and decorate our “Why I’m an Engineer” mural at the Busch Student Center. All are welcome to enjoy some free coffee, hot chocolate, and munchkins! Fill your closets with SOE apparel! But remember to come early because there will be Limited Supply!

Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: Busch Student Center Contact Tables

Volunteer Sign: Spirit Day Volunteer Sign In

Tuesday, February 20, 2024

Interns Present

Sponsored by Emerson & Hosted by Theta Tau

Learn about the many professional experiences that your fellow Rutgers Engineering students have as they present to a panel of alumni judges. Explore the vast amount of future opportunities and learn first hand from these students. Enjoy a bite to eat while networking with the vast alumni in attendance to learn more about careers. You will also have a chance to win a one-on-one virtual resumé critique with an alumni.

Time: 7 p.m. to 9:45 p.m.

Location: Richard Weeks Hall

Event RSVP: Interns Present 2024 RSVP

Wednesday, February 21, 2024

RU Smarter than a Professor?

Who do you think is smarter, students or professor? Let’s find out with RU Smarter than a Professor. Support or even participate in this competition against each other to show that your side is smarter in fun, miscellaneous, and engineering-related trivia! Food will be served before, so come early! Registration space is limited, and we want teams diverse with all departments. Signing up does not guarantee and entrance to the competition.

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Location: Richard Weeks Hall, Room 102

Register: RU Smarter than a Professor

Thursday, February 22, 2024

Young Engineers Day

Inspire the next generation of engineers. Encourage a love for engineering for the next generation. Volunteer to facilitate fun and engage in engineering workshops and activities. We invite 3-12 schools to join us in activities that will foster engineering loving students.

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Volunteer Sign Up: Young Engineers Day Volunteer Form

Cardboard Canoe Races

Sponsored by Emerson

All are invited compete to build and sail their cardboard, duct tape, and garbage bag ships. The teams will be racing their boats across an olymic size pool. Spectators are encourage to cheer on the teams competing.

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Team Check-In: 6 p.m.

Teams Building: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Location: Sonny Werblin Recreation Center

Register teams of 2 (First-come, First-Serve): Cardboard Canoe Race Sign Up

Volunteer Form: Cardboard Canoe Volunteer Form

Friday, February 23, 2024

Dean’s Distinguished Lecture

Robotics: Pioneering Space Exploration

Join our distinguished panel of experts in space architecture and space systems as we explore the synergy between cutting-edge robotics, human endeavors to explore space, and the potential of new 3D printing technology.

Stephen Indyk Eng’10, GSNB’15 – Director of Space Systems Honeybee Robotics

Larry Toups – NASA (Retired), Adjunct Professor, Sasakawa International Center for Space Architecture, University of Houston

Melodie Yashar – Vice President, Building Design and Performance ICON

Time: 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Registration Coming Soon

Location: Richard Weeks Hall, Room 102