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What Can I Do With This Major?

Careers In Mechanical Engineering

The mechanical engineering program graduated its first class in 2017. Therefore, the information below reflects outcomes from SUNY schools similar to SUNY New Paltz.

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, SUNY 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