Are you interested in becoming a member of Rutgers Formula Racing?
Recruitment is crucial for our team's continued success! Our goal of making each season more successful than the last wouldn't be possible without new members and an effective knowledge transfer program. Any Rutgers student is encouraged to join the team, regardless of major or previous experience!
If you'd like to join the team, follow the five steps below:
STEP ONE: ARE YOU A RUTGERS STUDENT?
The only requirements to join are that you attend Rutgers University in New Brunswick and that you have a passion for engineering, business, outreach, or management!
No previous experience is necessary to join the team!
Contact us and let us know you're interested! Email us, contact us on our website, send us a facebook message, or come by our shop! Our shop is located just behind Allison Road Classroom Building on Busch Campus. Our building has a racecar strapped to the roof!
Shop Address: Van Der Meulen Rd, Piscataway Township, NJ 08854
STEP THREE: ATTEND WEEKLY MEETINGS
We hold general meetings at the shop every Wednesday at 8:00pm. Each subsystem has a meeting for new members once a week. Attend the meetings of your choice and start to learn about the team and the car! Subsystem meetings are one of the ways we pass on knowledge to new members.
Meeting times: New times posted for Fall semester below!
Aerodynamics & Composites - Wednesday 7:30-8:30
Brakes - Monday 8:30-9:30
Business - Thursday 8:00pm
Chassis - Thursday 7:00pm
Electronics - Saturdays starting 10:00am
Powertrain & Drivetrain - Wednesdays 6:00pm
Suspension - Mondays 8:00pm
STEP FOUR: COMPLETE THE NEW MEMBER PACKET
Once you have decided which subsystem interests you the most, complete its new member packet! New member tasks are designed to teach you about the subsystem and to challenge you to problem solve. New member packet tasks are not busy work - by completing a new member task, you're making your first contribution to the team!
STEP FIVE: HELP US FUNDRAISE
We get some of our funding from Rutgers, but not all of it. We rely on fundraising for a portion of our budget each year. We work concessions at Rutgers football games and various music festivals in the New York and Philly area. When you're joining RFR, fundraisers are a fun way to get to know other members of the team!