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Program Benefits


More Than A "Club"

Rutgers Formula Racing is more than just a place for students and faculty with similar passions to come together. Rutgers University's Formula SAE strives to professionally develop team members into future engineers, business people, leaders, and mentors. Building a race car keeps the pace every year.


Accelerated, Practical Education

Rutgers Formula Racing strives to structure the team with a degree of organization that allows that numerous operations finish with precision and according to deadlines, while allowing all members to be occupied with engaging projects, fun outings, and continuous learning. Depending on your interests and qualifications, you can gain hands-on experience in the following:

Engineering

  • Metal and composites manufacturing (welding, machining, 3D-printing, composite panel lay-ups)
  • Industry-standard software (MATLAB, Solidworks, Star-CCM, ANSYS, GT-Power)
  • Data acquisition
  • Workspace management
  • Technical logging
  • Prototyping
  • Passenger-vehicle OEM and aftermarket automotive technology
  • Data acquisition
  • Race car repair and maintenance
  • Component design
  • Technical communication

Business and Administration

  • Team management
  • Project management software (Asana, Trello, Google Drive)
  • Interpersonal and client skills
  • Workspace management
  • Accounting and financing
  • Event planning
  • Entrepreneurial business model
  • business logic
  • Sponsor/donor communication


Media

  • Website design
  • Photography and videography
  • Technical writing
  • Event coverage writing
  • Biographical writing


Professional Networking

Gain access to Rutgers Formula Racing's 27-year-old alumni network representing the automotive, aerospace, defense, athletic technology industries, and more!

Throughout the Rutgers Formula Racing experience, you will be thoroughly exposed to products and services offered by technical and non-technical companies--local and international. A growing database of services, products, and names makes our members much more knowledgeable about various industries. This opens up resource and career horizons and insight that positively contribute to careers!