PROGRAM BENEFITS


MORE THAN A "CLUB"

Rutgers Formula Racing is more than just a place for like-passioned students and faculty 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 just enough so that numerous operations finish well and on-time--but also so that all members will be occupied with projects, fun outings, and 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
-race car repair and maintenance
-component design
-technical communication

BUSINESS & ADMINISRATION

-team management
-project management software (Asana, Trello, Google Drive)
-interpersonal and client skills
-accounting & financing
-event planning
-entrepreneurial business model
-business logic
-sponsor/donor communication

MEDIA

-website design
-photography/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!