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What Can I Do With This Major?

Careers In Mechanical Engineering

Sample Job Titles (some of the following titles may require additional education)

  • Aeronautic Engineer
  • Aircraft Engineer
  • Applications Engineer
  • Automotive Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Sales Engineer
  • Rail Engineer
  • Construction Engineer
  • Project Engineer
  • Quality Assurance Engineer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Technical Consultant

Other SUNY Graduates...Where Are They Now?

SUNY Alumni who graduated in the past 1 to 5 years have obtained employment as:

  • Systems Engineer, Lam Research
  • Mechanical Design, Tobyhanna Army Depot
  • Founder & CEO, Audesis
  • Engineering Development Programmer, Siemens Energy
  • Industrial Engineer, Kimber Manufacturing., Inc.

SUNY Alumni who graduated in the past 6 to 10 years have obtained employment as:

  • Project Officer, NYC School Construction Authority
  • Lead Wind Fleet Performance Engineer, GE Power & Water
  • PV Designer, SolarCity
  • Design Engineer, Amphenol Aerospace
  • Core Structural Engineer, Ford Motor Company

SUNY Alumni who graduated over 10 years ago have obtained employment as:

  • Technical Writer, Synchrony Financial
  • Owner, Ettinger Engineering Associates
  • Global Director, Disruptive Growth & Innovation, Anheuser‐Busch InBev
  • Manager, Assembly and Test Operations, Moog Inc.
  • Director Health Systems and Process Improvement Engineering, Mount Sinai Health System

...In addition, alumni have completed the following graduate programs:

  • University at Buffalo, M.Eng, Engineering Management
  • Stony Brook University, MBA, Finance
  • RPI‐The Lally School of Management and Technology, MBA, Innovation and Technological Entrepreneurship
  • Binghamton University, Master of Science, Industrial & Systems Engineering
  • University of California, Riverside, Ph.D, Electrical Engineering
  • University of Maryland College Park, Master's degree, Aerospace Engineering


*The mechanical engineering program expects to graduate its first class in 2018. Therefore, the above reflects outcomes from SUNY schools similar to SUNY New Paltz.