Careers

Engineering, in general,  forms a solid foundation for students who undertake careers in many areas requiring good problem solving skills, not only in engineering but also in other fields including medicine, law, and business. Mechanical engineers are especially well prepared to play central engineering and management roles in industries that involve parts in motion and energy conversion, such as the automotive, aerospace, biomedical, and manufacturing industries. Most high growth areas, such as fuel cell power generation and semiconductor manufacturing highly rely on mechanical engineers to develop high performance and cost efficient systems. Mechanical engineers are often responsible for taking concepts to market, taking care of mechanical, thermal, fluidic design, as well as manufacturing. Due to the broad and global perspective of the mechanical engineering curriculum, mechanical engineers often take top-level roles such as leading the system-level design or products as well as management positions. More information on mechanical engineering careers can be found at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Web site: http://www.asme.org/.

BestColleges.com is an online college planning resource for current and prospective students. Designed to be the first stop for students planning the next step in their education, the site offers information on college program and financing options. Recently, they have created a career guide for STEM fields that highlights several paths of study, specializations, and job positions within science, technology, engineering, and math. For more information, you can take a look at the resource here: http://www.bestcolleges.com/careers/stem/.

The following is a partial list of companies who have hired our graduates within the last five years:

• Air Products
• Allied Signal
• AMS
• Andersen Consulting
• Applied recycling
• AT&T
• BearStearn
• Boeing
• Burns & Roe
• Carthage Machine Co.
• NY, Cessna
• Computer Science Corp
• Con Edison
• Ernst & Young
• Exxon
• Ford Motor Co.
• Flack & Kurtz
• General Electric
• General Motors
• Grant Thornton, NYC
• Grey Pilgrim (Robotics)
• Honda, OH
• IBM
• International Paper
• Hyman Construction, MD
• Kidder, Peabody & Co., NY
• Lucent Technology
• Market Data Corp
• Martin Marietta
• Merill Lynch
• Merck
• Mid-west Automation
• Motorola
• Open Microsystems
• Parker Hanifin Corp
• Pratt and Whitney
• Procter and Gamble Corp
• Raytheon, E&C
• SEER Technologies
• Schlumberger
• Stone & Webster
• Symbol Technology
• echnovation Inc.
• Texas Instruments
• Tyco Submarine Systems, Ltd.
• Ward Leonard Electric
• WCW Consulting
• Weidlinger Consulting


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