Mechanical Engineering Technology
What Can I Do With A Major In Mechanical Engineering Technology?
The field of mechanical engineering technology is concerned primarily with the practical application of engineering knowledge to support engineering activities. The mechanical engineering technologist provides the professional expertise needed to transform the results of engineering endeavors into useful products and services for advanced mechanical systems in a wide variety of industrial, aerospace, and government organizations. The program integrates the aspects of energy conversion, mechanism control, heat and mass transfer, machine dynamics, and design with computer design and analysis.
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Sample of Related Occupations
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Professional Associations & Additional Career Information
Internships, Co-ops and Employment Opportunities
Mechanical engineering technology majors may find experiential opportunities or employment in a number of areas depending on your skills, abilities and experience. Career-related internships and co-op placements are a great avenue to establishing yourself as a qualified candidate for full-time, professional-level career opportunities after graduation.
The following list of employers and job titles shows opportunities where the employer was specifically looking for mechanical engineering technology majors. This list is meant to be a resource for further career-related investigation and DOES NOT REFLECT current openings. To look for current openings, please visit Central Connections, CCSU's online job, internship, and co-op database, on the Career Success Center website here.
Altra Industrial Motion - Process Engineering Co-op
Covidien - Engineering Co-op
Durham Manufacturing - Engineering Internship, Engineering Co-op
EDAC Technologies - Engineering Internship
Franklin Products - Manufacturing Engineering Co-op
G.E. Engineering - Aviation Northeast Supply Chain Technical Co-op
Gems Sensors - Manufacturing Engineering Co-op
Hamilton Sundstrand - Decision Support Analyst Internship, Quality Engineering & Training Co-op, Procurement
Hasbro Games - Engineering Co-op
International Paper - Manufacturing Management Associate
Kenyon International, Inc. - Mechanical Engineer
Legrand Wiremold - Engineering/Drafting Co-op
NASA - Undergraduate Student Research Program Internship
Northeast Utilities - Engineering Internship, Assistant Engineer
Parker Hannifin Corporation - Manufacturing Engineering Internship, Electro Mechanical Engineering Co-op, Fluid
Control Division Application Engineer, Fluid Control Division Validation Engineer
Pratt & Whitney Aircraft - Manufacturing Engineer, Procurement Analyst Co-op, Manufacturing/Mechanical Engineering
Retina Systems - Entry Level Mechanical Engineer
Ripley Company - Product Engineer
Schuco USA - Quality Control Technician Internship
Sikorsky Aircraft - Component Integration Co-op, Engineering Co-op
SPX Precision Components - Engineering Internship
Standard Knapp, Inc. - Mechanical Engineer
Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. - Stanley Leadership Program Operations Project Leader, Senior Project Engineer
Starbase CT - Mentoring students in the STEM fields
State of Connecticut Office of Policy Management - Transportation Internship, Energy Internship, Policy & Planning Internship
Structural Group, Inc. - Project Engineer Internship
Trumpf Inc. - Application Engineer (Laser Making)
Turbo Care Inc. - Process Engineer
United Technologies Corporation - Engineering Co-op, Fuel Cell Test Engineer Internship
Whelen Engineering - Engineering Co-op