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What can I do with this major?

Area

Employers

Strategies

  • Aerodynamicist
  • Aeronautical Drafter
  • Aeronautical Engineer
  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Architect
  • Automotive Engineer
  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Chief Drafter
  • Circuit Design Engineer
  • Die Designer
  • Fire Protection Engineer
  • Heat Transfer Technician
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Material Scientist
  • Mechanical Research Engineer
  • Metallurgist
  • Nuclear Engineer
  • Numerical Control nesting Operator
  • Optomechanical Technician
  • Patent Drafter
  • Plant Engineer
  • Research Mechanic
  • Sales Engineer
  • Solar Energy Systems Designer
  • Specification Writer
  • Stress Analyst
  • Technical Writer
  • Tool Designer
  • Utilization Engineer
  • Value Engineer
  • Aerospace Industry
  • Aircraft Industry
  • Appliance Manufacturers
  • Architectural Firms
  • Army Corps of Engineers
  • Army Material Command
  • Auto Industry
  • Banks
  • Bureau of Engraving and Printing
  • Chemical Industry
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Construction Firms
  • Consulting Firms
  • Department of Energy
  • Drug Enforcement Administration
  • Electronics manufacturers
  • Engineering Firms
  • Environmental Organizations
  • Federal Aviation Administration
  • General Services Administration
  • Hospitals
  • Hotels
  • Housewares manufacturers
  • Industrial machinery Industry
  • Insurance Companies
  • International Trade Commission
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  • National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • Nuclear Plants
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  • Patent and Trademark Office
  • Petroleum Industry
  • Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Public Utility Companies
  • Publishing/Printing Firms
  • Research Facilities
  • Retail Organizations
  • Telecommunications Firms
  • Textile Industries
  • Transportation Companies
  • United States Navy
  • United States Postal Service
  • Gain extensive background knowledge of calculus, chemistry, physics, and biology.
  • Obtain effective communication skills (oral and written)
  • Gain a knowledge of a foreign language as the engineering trade is global
  • Do at least one internship or co-op before graduating
  • Take the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam and Professional Engineer Exam to become a certified engineer.

Links

http://www.worldwidelearn.com/online-education-guide/engineering/mechanical-engineering-major.htm