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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

Commissioning Engineer

Conceptual Designer

Design Engineer

Design Maintenance Engineer

Energy Specialist Engineer

Engineering Manager

Equipment Engineer

Manufacturing Manager

Mechanical Engineer

Process Engineer

Product Development Engineer

Product Researcher

Product Tool Designer

Quality Assurance Engineer

Systems Engineer

For additional information on each occupation or any others you may be considering, please visit the Occupational Outlook Handbook, a nationally recognized source of career information, put together by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Professional Associations & Additional Career Information


American Society of Mechanical Engineers

International Federation of Robotics

Junior Engineering Technical Society


National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies

National Society of Professional Engineers

Sloan Career Cornerstone Center

Society of Automotive Engineers

Society of Women Engineers

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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 College Central Network, 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 Analyst Internship

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 Co-op

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