STEM Connect Industry Guide: Mechanical Engineering

Your Guide to Pursuing Career Opportunities within MENG

Center for Engineering, Innovation & Design (CEID) classroom, students testing out a project

Hiring Timeline for Mechanical Engineering

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Yale Grants Application Deadlines February – March

Start your Journey by Following the steps below:


Get Involved

Use your Network

  • Utilize Yale Career Link to view upcoming recruiting events and job/internship opportunities currently available to Yale Applicants
    • Utilize Yale Career Link resources:
      • Peer Networking Lists: see where recent undergrads and grads have interned by going to the YC Alumni and Class Lists and looking at the YC Class List or YC Summer Experiences spreadsheets
      • Employer Directory for Recruiter Contacts: See if Yale has a direct contact with a company of interest by searching in Yale Career Link Employers/ Employer Directory
  • Join Cross Campus to network with Alumni from the Yale Alumni Association
  • Reach out to faculty you know or have worked for to connect you to their contacts in companies and fields of interest.

Get Advice

  • Meet with the Office of Career Strategy
    • Use the interactive tool, SEAS First Destinations to view the career trends of SEAS graduates
    • Research updated job market data across all job types and functions like Mechanical Engineering/Materials Science by visiting the Office of Career Strategy’s Job Market Insights tool
    • Have your resume and cover letter reviewed
    • Schedule a workshop for your club or organization