Engineering Technology: Mechanical Engineering Technology

Mechanical Engineering Technology graduates work in areas related to manufacturing such as process development, manufacturing equipment design, or quality control. Others work in areas such as computer-aided design, reliability analysis, technical sales, or product development. Students with a degree in mechanical engineering technology design new products, perform stress analysis and finite element analysis, perform thermal analysis and other tests, and solve problems related to design, safety, material selection, and more using mathematics and engineering science.

Related Career Titles for Mechanical Engineering Technology

 
  • Product Developer
  • Computer Programmer
  • Technical Sales
  • Safety Engineer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Power Systems Engineer
  • Quality Assurance Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Business Analyst
  • Testing Engineer
  • Product Engineer
  • Process Engineer
  • Research and Development Technician
  • Technical Writer
 
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Non-technical Sales
  • Manager of Information Systems
  • Management Trainee
  • Technical Educator or Trainer
  • College and University Professor
  • High School Teacher
  • Public Accountant
  • Private Accountant
  • Banker
  • Military Official
  • Production Manager
  • Field Engineer
  • Consultant

 

 

Industries That Hire Mechanical Engineering Technology Majors

 
 
  • Aerospace Product and Parts Companies
  • Building, Developing, & General Contracting Services
  • Chemicals Companies
  • Communication Services
  • Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturers
  • Computer Systems Design/Computer Consulting
  • Consulting Services
  • Electrical Equipment, Appliance, & Component Manufacturers
  • Engineering Services
  • Federal Government
  • State Government
  • Investigation & Security Services
  • Medical Equipment & Supplies Companies
  • Paper Manufacturing
  • Soap, Cleaning Compound, & Toilet Preparations
  • Textile Mills

  • Petroleum & Coal Product Manufacturers
  • Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Plastics & Rubber Products Manufacturers
  • Printing & Related Support Activities
  • Transportation Services
  • Transportation Equipment
  • Utilities
  • Wood Products
  • Metals
  • Mining
  • Museums, Historical Sites, & Similar Institutions
  • Nonmetallic Mineral Products
  • Colleges and Universities
  • High Schools
  • Publishing Companies
  • Banks
 

 

 

Web Sites For Mechanical Engineering Technology Majors

  • ASEE Pre-college Site: Is Engineering Technology for You?
  • The Technology Interface
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  • NICET Online: National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies
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  • The American Society of Engineering Technology
  • MechanicalEngineer.com

Resources in the Career Resource Center

BOOKS

  • VGM’s Handbook of Scientific & Technical Careers
  • Career Advancement and Survival for Engineers
  • The Career Connection II
  • Careers in Science and Engineering
  • Job Opportunities in Engineering and Technology ’94
  • Job Opportunities in Business ’94
  • Career Information Center: Engineering, Science, and Technology
  • Career Information Center: Manufacturing
  • Career Information Center: Employment Trends and Master Index
  • IEEE Marketing for Engineers
  • IEEE Writing for Career Growth
  • IEEE Presentations that Work
  • IEEE Building Internal Team Partnerships
  • IEEE Teaching on TV and Video
  • IEEE Starting a High Tech Company
  • IEEE High Tech Creativity
  • IEEE Working in a Global Environment
  • Job Opportunities in Business ’95
  • Job Opportunities in Engineering and Technology ’95
  • Job Opportunities in The Environment ’95
  • Environmental Jobs for Scientists and Engineers
  • The Complete Guide for Occupational Exploration
  • The O*Net Dictionary of Occupational Titles

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