National Engineers Week 2019

February 18, 2019 to February 23, 2019


EWeek is Happening February 17 - 23, 2019

First celebrated in 1951, National Engineers Week is dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by increasing understanding of and interest in engineering and technology careers. At Rutgers, EWeek is a chance to showcase what makes the School of Engineering great and to celebrate our community with fun events and some friendly competition. Volunteers are needed, email:

Battle of the Majors: EWeek Spirit Trophy

Earn points for your department by attending National Engineers Week (EWeek) events and help your department win the EWeek Spirit Trophy! Competition held only during EWeek. Find out more>>

Monday, February 18, 2019

Spirit Day

Kick off EWeek by flexing your engineering pride! Wear your SoE apparel and stop by the "Faces of Rutgers Engineering" display in the Busch Student Center to add your message and grab a free coffee.

For more information, please email:

Rube Goldberg Competition (teams of 5 people or less)

Let your inner engineer shine during the Rube Goldberg competition, where you can compete with a team to build the coolest contraption to accomplish a simple task. The winning team will receive some awesome prizes!

  • Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Location: Busch Student Center, International Lounge
  • Register a team of 5 people or less to compete and win a prize!
For more information, please email:

Graduating Senior Shout-Outs

Record a "Thank You Shout-Out": Here's your opportunity to thank the special people who have supported you throughout your academic journey—and it might appear on the stadium video board at Commencement on May 19 and it will be shown at the SoE Convocation on the big screen at the Rutgers Athletic Center (RAC).
  • Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • Location: Busch Student Center, Room 174

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Interns Present

Students present internship experiences to a panel of industry judges. Attendees have a chance to network with industry partners and a chance to win a company site visit. Food will be served. This event is sponsored by Lockheed Martin and Phillips 66.

To compete and a chance to impress industry partners and win a cool prize, apply here!

For more information, please email:

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

A Conversation with...

Thomas A. Kennedy, ENG'77
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Raytheon Company

Young Engineers Day

To cultivate a love of engineering at an early age, we invite K-12 schools to join us.

Student and faculty volunteers needed to facilitate engineering activities. Undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty, and staff are welcome to sign up here.

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Cardboard Canoe Races

Students, deans, alumni, and faculty compete to build and navigate vessels of cardboard, duct tape, and garbage bags. Refreshments will be provided.