National Engineers Week 2021

Sun, 02/21/2021 - 8:00am to Sat, 02/27/2021 - 6:00pm
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EWeek 2021 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.

Get Involved & Spread the EWeek Spirit

Pep Squad: The Engineering Governing Council (EGC) is seeking dynamic volunteers to serve as event ambassadors (aka the Pep Squad) for this year’s National Engineers Week in February. The primary role of a Pep Squad member is to be visible in their Rutgers communities promoting and sharing information about EWeek programs and events.

Pep Squad video editor: to help with EWeek promotion (see sign-up link for more information).

As a Pep Squad member, you will have exclusive EWeek merchandise delivered to you, along with chances to win gift cards! For more details and information, click HERE to sign up. The deadline to apply is February 4th, 2021. If you have any questions, please contact: eweek.rutgers@gmail.com

Battle of the Majors: EWeek Spirit Trophy Competition!

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. You can earn additional points for your dept. if you volunteer, compete, or get professors and alumni to attend. FIND OUT MORE>>

All attendance points are counted after each event and the total points are tallied at the end of the week. Most Spirited Department will be announced Friday, February 26, 2021, after the Epic Escape Room event. 

Story Challenges

Fill out the templates found HERE and post to EGC's Instagram to earn Battle of the Majors points for your department and be entered in a raffle, and featured on SOE Instagram & EGC Instagram.

  • Monday, 2/22: Bingo Board - 1 raffle entry 
  • Wednesday, 2/24: Rutgers SoE in emoji's - 1 raffle entry
  • Thursday, 2/25: Throwback photo challenge - 3 raffle entries
     

Monday, February 22, 2021

Human Bingo 

Join us for a unique opportunity to meet Engineering community members by participating in our virtual Human Bingo event! We will host three, 20-minute bingo sessions throughout the day, during which participants will move between breakout rooms to mingle and find people who match the description on each bingo square. There will be a different version of bingo boards for each round, so you’re welcome to join more than 1 Human Bingo event! Be sure to bring your friends, meet new people, and win cool prizes!

Human Bingo Round 1: 1:20 p.m. - 1:40 p.m. https://go.rutgers.edu/EweekBingo1
Register in advance HERE for this meeting. (After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting)
Human Bingo Round 2: 4:40 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. https://go.rutgers.edu/EweekBingo2
Register in advance HERE for this meeting. (After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting)
Human Bingo Round 3: 6:20 p.m. - 6:40 p.m.  https://go.rutgers.edu/EweekBingo3
Register in advance HERE for this meeting. (After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting)
 
For more information, please email: eweek.rutgers@gmail.com

Game Night

Join us for a night of fun and games! Grab a snack and invite your friends for some friendly competition. Play games like Among Us, Kahoot, and Trivia for a chance to win awesome prizes like gift cards and EWeek swag. Game Night is a great opportunity to relax, meet new people, and catch up with friends. “See” you there!
 
Time: 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. EST
Register HERE to participate.

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Interns Present

Current students present internship experiences to a panel of industry judges. There will be a networking session when all attendees can meet alumni from various industries. You will also have a chance to sign-up for one-on-one meetups with alumni and industry sponsors. 
 
To compete and a chance to impress industry partners and win a cool prize, apply HERE
Past prizes have included: GoPro, IPad, AirBuds, Nintendo Switch, etc. 
 
Time: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
For more information, please email: rusoe.internspresent@gmail.com

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Dean's Distinguished Lecture

A Conversation with...

Dragos Maciuca, Ph.D. ENG'92
Executive Technical Director
Ford Motor Company
 

“The Intersection of Silicon Valley and the Automotive Industry”

  • Time: 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The conversation and audience Q&A will be moderated by Madeline Bowne ENG'20.
 
To register and read more about Dragos Maciuca CLICK HERE
 

Young Engineers Day

To cultivate a love of engineering at an early age, we invite 3rd to 12th graders to join us.
  • Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
  • Registration (Required) - Seven schools to participate with up to 25 students each. For more information, please contact us at osdrutgers@gmail.com

Volunteers NEEDED to facilitate engineering activities. Traditionally, student organizations sign-up. If you are interested in having your organization help out with a virtual activity, please email Assistant Dean Candiece White at cawhite@soe.rutgers.edu

Friday, February 26, 2021

Epic Virtual Escape Room 

Join us for an engaging and exciting virtual escape room hosted by Virtual Escape Games! Through a themed adventure, players of all skill levels will use collaboration, deductive reasoning, and logic to have fun and connect as a group. During the adventure, teams will solve riddles and complete puzzles, with a goal of “escaping the room.” Sign up to play with a team of friends, or come individually to meet and play with new people! Players will have a chance to win gift cards and exclusive EWeek merchandise in different categories including Fastest Escape, Most Spirited Team and more!

Players can sign up individually and will be randomly assigned a team, or sign up as a group (up to 8 members). If you are signing up with a group, you are advised to pre-determine your team members and pick a team name to enter in the registration form. Each player on the team is required to submit a registration form.

Space is limited and is on a first come, first serve basis so be sure to sign up as soon as registration opens. 

Registration OPENS Monday, February 22, 2021 and CLOSES Wednesday, February 24, 2021. 

  • Time: 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Register on Monday HERE  (Spots are first come, first serve. The meeting link will be sent out to those who register on time.)
  • Waitlist (opens once registration max is hit) REGISTER

For more information, please email: eweek.rutgers@gmail.com