Career Questions tagged Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical engineering is the broadest of all engineering disciplines. Popular careers include control and instrumentation engineer, a nuclear engineer, and aerospace engineer. For more information, please read below.

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Weiqi W. Aug 20, 2018 267 views

What kind of jobs can I get if major in physics?

I haven't decide which field of physics I should focus on. I want a stable job that's related to physics since I love it so much. #college-major #technology #electrical-engineering...


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Ashley T. May 19 77 views

Is it possible for someone without an engineering bachelors degree to go to grad school for engineering?

At the time I applied for college I was interested in Comp Sci so I entered school as a Math - CS major (about to end my first year). After seeing career fairs, I feel like mechanical engineering seems much more interesting and fun but my GPA is not high enough to switch majors (the cutoff is...

#college #engineering #graduate-school #career #college-major #engineer #mechanical-engineering

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Gerardo R. Oct 30, 2019 58 views
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Tharles D. Jan 11, 2017 1089 views
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frank J. Oct 30, 2019 55 views

are there any related fields that i should be looking into

I'm a student, at job corps and I'm looking to get a career in mechanic but having sec though I have my high school diploma but my be looking to expand my education #mechanical-engineering...

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Abedel-Hameed H. May 01 97 views

What are the best steps forward to follow for a mechanical engineer in their senior college year.

I am a Mechanical Engineering student at AUB, and I am currently at the beginning of my senior year. I would like to set a few midterm and long term plans for my graduation, and I would appreciate some advice on where I should look for opportunities in the industry and how to reach out for...

#career #middleeast #mechanical-engineering #mechanical-engineer

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Adam K. Apr 29 89 views

How can I become become a tech ed teacher?

I am a high school student who as always been involved in FIRST Robotics. And I have taken practically every tech ed course, from engineering and STEM, to carpentry and machining. I am in trade school part-time for carpentry and construction. I have spent over 4 years teaching myself everything...

#teaching #tech-ed #engineering #technology #teched #teacher #engineer #mechanical-engineering

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Antonio S. Sep 06, 2019 62 views

What education preparation would you recommend for this field?

I’m senior in San Antonio and I’m looking for answers for some questions and mechanical and electrical engineering #mechanical-engineering...


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Rainer R. Apr 23 61 views

What are essential skills for a mechanical engineer?

If I were to gain these skills( both soft and technical ) , and I could apply anywhere with these skills within the mechanical industries, what would they be? #mechanical-engineering #engineering #mechanical-engineer #engineer...


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Melvin S. Feb 18, 2018 524 views

When should I apply for a job when graduation is close?

As a mechanical engineering student, or just a student in general, whose going to graduate a year from now, I'd like to know, when is the best time to apply for jobs? Before graduation? #college-job ##college #college-jobs #after-college #after-college #after-graduation #after #careers #career...

#mechanical-engineering #mechanical-engineer

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Allison H. Oct 30, 2016 779 views

What is a good way to find out as to which engineering pathway I want to go into?

I am a high school student, and I tend to do well in math and science classes. I enjoy them as well, so I am considering going to college for an engineering degree, but there are so many types of engineering! What is a good way to get exposure to many of the different pathways so that I have a...

#computer-engineering #software-engineering #engineering #civil-engineering #electrical-engineering #chemical-engineering #industrial-engineering #mechanical-engineering

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Samuel H. Apr 22 105 views

Where is a good engineering school?

I am a sophomore in high school studying manufacturing....


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Melvin S. Feb 13, 2018 640 views

How can I become a manufacturing engineer with a mechanical engineering degree?

Hi, I'm currently a junior level mechanical engineering student with an interest in manufacturing because I've been reading a few magazines about it (Automation World, Pro Food World, etc if anyone's familiar) but I'm still trying to figure out the skills and education that I need for the...

#manufacturing #manufacturing-engineering #industrial-engineering #mechanical-engineering #mechanical-or-industrial-engineering

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Allison H. Oct 30, 2016 4133 views

What are the most difficult classes that engineering students are required to take?

I hear that the required classes for an engineering degree are rigorous. I have a calculus class right now, and I am doing fine, but how much harder are the classes in college compared to high school? And, what advice should I take with me prior to going to college in order to pursue an...

#electrical-engineering #engineering #chemical-engineering #civil-engineering #industrial-engineering #engineer #mechanical-engineering

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Lauren S. Oct 25, 2016 646 views

What are the most challenging things in trying to engineer new products or technologies?

I am a freshman in high school; thus, I have a little while to think about my possible career paths. I have always wanted to go into the medical field until recently, when engineering caught my eye. I always see companies coming up with the newest technologies that can do extraordinary things...

#computer-engineering #software-engineering #engineering #civil-engineering #electrical-engineering #chemical-engineering #industrial-engineering #mechanical-engineering

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Jared H. Apr 22 83 views

When did you realize that you wanted to become an engineer, and how did you strive to become one?

I am a junior in high school and I am passionate about engineering. I want to know what professionals did in order to become one! #engineering #civil-engineering #mechanical-engineering...


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Rainer R. Apr 25 59 views

How much should a mechanical engineer know about electronics and communication system?

I would like to know what is the necessary background to understand it and apply it in the field. Is it good if I am well versed with electronics, electrical and communications system? Will I get a chance to apply it in projects?#engineering #electrical-engineering #electrical...

#electronics #mechanical-engineering #mechanical-engineer

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Jared H. Apr 22 64 views

Which type of engineering would benefit me the most: civil or mechanical engineering?

I am a junior in high school and I am looking into becoming either a mechanical or civil engineer. However, I don’t know which one would fit me the best as a person and which one would benefit me the most. #mechanical-engineering #engineering...


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Rainer R. Apr 15 77 views

What is the future of 3D printing?

I need to know if 3D printing will be popular or not and if it will be a good career choice for a mechanical engineer. # #mechanical-engineering #mechanical-engineering #engineer #engineering #3d...


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Britney Y. Nov 15, 2017 746 views

Introverts in Engineering?

I'm curious about whether which engineering majors require more presenting and talking to large groups in both college/university and the real world. I just heard that mechanical has a lot of presenting ideas and would like to know about the other engineering majors. #engineering...

#software-engineering #civil-engineering #industrial-engineering #chemical-engineer #mechanical-engineering