National Engineers Week 2020

February 16, 2020 to February 22, 2020


EWeek 2020 is Happening!

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 17, 2020

Spirit Day

Kick off Engineers Week by showing off your engineering pride! Wear your SoE apparel and stop by the "Pioneers of Progress" display in the Busch Student Center to add your message and grab a free coffee or a bubble tea.

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Cardboard Canoe Races

Students, deans, alumni, and faculty compete to build and navigate vessels of cardboard, duct tape, and garbage bags. Refreshments and music will be provided. Come meet the Rutgers Scarlet Knight!

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

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!

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Dean's Distinguished Lecture

Lawrence M. Hibbert ENG'95, RBSG'09

“Engineering, Entrepreneurship, and Social Change: The Pursuit of Purpose and Passion”

Lawrence Hibbert is a co-founder, president, and managing partner of BCT Partners, a respected and successful consulting practice for understanding diverse populations and applying technology expertise to develop solutions that create a more just society. Hibbert is a dedicated and passionate leader, entrepreneur, and community servant that seeks to improve the lives of others by addressing challenges that affect people, collectively and individually, and supports them in reaching and achieving their goals.

Young Engineers Day

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

Volunteers NEEDED to facilitate engineering activities. Undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty, staff and alumni are welcome to sign up here.

Friday, February 21, 2020

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: 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Doors open at 4:00 p.m. Judging begins at 5:00 p.m.
  • Location: Busch Student Center, International Lounge and Fireside Lounge
  • Register a team of 5 people or less to compete and win a prize!
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