Mechanical Engineering

Each component of every machine is created by a mechanical engineer. Professionals in this field design and build a wide range of equipment and components from commercial aircraft to biomedical devices, and also work on developing processes to improve quality and production. It is a versatile branch of engineering and alumni in this field can often be found working in robotics, autonomous vehicles, aeronautics, consumer product design and manufacturing. 

Examples of job titles and roles
  • Associate mechanical engineer
  • Mechanical design engineer
  • Mechanical systems engineer
  • Project engineer
Professional organizations and associations

Professional organizations and associations are membership-based groups comprised of people working in a similar field. They can be helpful resources for students to learn more about a field, develop connections and discover related opportunities. Examples for this field include: 

You can search for additional organizations and associations using a database provided by the Princeton University Library

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