Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical engineers are often referred to as the general practitioners of the engineering profession. Mechanical engineers work in nearly every area of science and technology: from aerospace and automotive to nuclear and nanotechnology. Mechanical engineering is a core discipline that includes the general areas of design and manufacturing, fluid and solid mechanics, as well as thermal and materials science.   Mechanical engineers work in a wide range of industries including automotive, aerospace, chemical, computer, electronic, industrial machinery, manufacturing, mining, oceanography, petroleum, pharmaceutical, power, printing, publishing, and textile. Please note that some careers below will require further education.

Related Career Titles:

Mechanical Engineer
Aerospace Engineer
Automotive Engineer
Materials Engineer
Nanotechnology Engineer
Nuclear Engineer

Related Mechanical Engineering Links:

American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Society of Automotive Engineers
American Society for Engineering Education

Where else can I find information?

USF Mechanical Engineering Department
Occupational Outlook Handbook
O*Net Online