“Try to be as involved as you can: try to find your own community, space, or organization where you can be yourself and grow and develop as a person.” – Daniela Cruz Daniela Cruz is a junior from Bound Brook, New Jersey who is studying packaging engineering. She is gaining invaluable pre-professional experience in her field through a semester-long co-op. While her first was with Mondelēz International in New Jersey, she is currently completing her second co-op internship in California, working for Johnson & Johnson.
April 21, 2020
January 9, 2019
The Eighth Annual Rutgers Packaging Engineering Career and Fundraising Night was held on October 4, 2018. We had 27 companies present for our students to learn about the packaging industry and make great connections. We would like to especially thank Henry Renella of Estée Lauder for his keynote speech in sharing his experiences and giving our students professional advice that they will carry throughout their packaging careers.
April 17, 2018
Rutgers Packaigng Engineering students participated in Packaging Jamboree 2018 at MSU and had great time for 3 days. Here are some pictures and comments from our students about the different activities:
March 1, 2018
Every year, the International Corrugated Packaging Foundation (ICPF) holds an interactive, teleconference for undergraduate students who are pursuing their careers in packaging, graphic design, marketing & sales, business, engineering, supply chain and related students. This year, the Careers in Corrugated Packaging Teleconference was held on Thursday, February 22, 2018. Speakers were followed by live questions from each of the campuses participating in the teleconference.
February 8, 2018
Congratulations to the winners of the Paperboard Packaging Alliance Scholarship, Dominque Santos (left) and Amy Terranova!
February 7, 2018
Rutgers Engineering students took the top three prizes at the Amazon Packathon! This year, the challenge focused on solutions to improve the customer experience and make retail packaging more suitable for the rising e-commerce industry. Student teams had 48 hours to develop a one-page summary and video pitch that addressed reducing damage and packaging waste, and improving the experience of opening and/or disposing of products. Eleven groups submitted solutions.
February 7, 2018
Packaging Engineering Students visited the Amazon Fulfillment Center in Carteret, New Jersey! Students got a tour of the facility as well as a chance to meet some Rutgers alumni.
October 9, 2017
On Tuesday October 3rd, the Rutgers Packaging Engineering Program hosted its seventh annual career and fundraising banquet. The evening started with a career fair for students to network with the companies that attended. Students were able to broaden their scopes of packaging by learning about the 27 different companies at this event. Following the career fair was a dinner full of remarks and presentations including, but not limited to, a keynote speaker, new board member certification, and student scholarship awards.
October 2, 2017
Please click following link to see Rutgers Packaging Engineering Program in IAPRI News Letter. click here
September 20, 2017
Welcome Back and hope everyone had great summer!!