Career Opportunities for Mechanical Engineering Technology

Career Opportunities for Mechanical Engineering Technology


Mechanical Engineering Technology Jobs

Recent graduates of Penn State Behrend’s Mechanical Engineering Technology program are employed by a number of well-respected companies including: Westinghouse, Exxon Mobil, GE, Joy Mining Machinery, Halliburton, Cummins, and Sandia National Laboratory, as well as local companies like Eriez Magnetics and Zurn Industries.

Students have also gone on to challenging graduate school programs such as those at Case Western Reserve, Penn State, and Purdue University.

Career Planning

The Academic and Career Planning Center (ACPC) assists students with career and life planning. You may schedule appointments with the ACPC staff to discuss career interests, skills, values, and goal setting, as well as how to find career information, internships, full-time jobs, and graduate schools. Students are encouraged to utilize the services of the ACPC.

Internships and Co-ops

Students in the Mechanical Engineering Technology programs can incorporate a cooperative educational or internship experience into their academic program. These professional, career-related experiences in an organizational setting are valuable for a student's professional career development, and students may receive academic credit that applies to their degree program.

If you are a student looking for more information on co-op and internship listings and how to apply, please refer to the School of Engineering Student Handbook.