2024 MechE Career Expo
Explore internship & career opportunities at the department's highly anticipated Career Expo. This event presents an incredible opportunity for you to connect with leading companies, organizations, and not-for-profits and to explore a wide range of career options. Open to all MechE undergrads, masters, and PhD students.
Don't miss this fantastic chance to kick-start your future!
Thursday, Feb. 29
Lobby 13 | MIT - 105 Massachusetts Avenue
A degree in mechanical engineering from MIT gives you the flexibility to pursue a career in any industry. Our alumni have gone on to launch new products, develop solutions, re-engineer workflows, conduct research, and imagine game-changing technologies with real-world impact at Fortune 500 companies, Big Tech, small start-ups, non-profits, and higher ed institutions.
MIT MechE alumni have the skills and technical knowledge to step into a diverse range of roles across industries. Here are some of the top companies where our alumni have ended up:
- Ford Motor Company
- McKinsey & Company
- US Navy
- General Motors
- John Deere
- Boston Consulting Group
- Bain & Company
In addition to the top employers like these, our alumni work in a diverse range of fields, companies, and institutions – from small local companies to non-profit organizations focused on social impact. Alumni have the agility to fit in across a range of places and industries throughout their careers. Here are some of the top industries where our alumni work:
MIT MechE alumni have a long history of entrepreneurship. In a recent alumni survey, 20% of our graduates worked for a start-up and 10% of our alumni were either a founding member of their company or one of the first ten people hired at their company. Our alumni have launched a number of revolutionary companies and organizations including:
- Kiva Systems
- ThermoFisher Scientific
- 1366 Technologies
- Gradiant Corporation
- Lantos Technologies