Resume Samples - Mechanical Engineering

Resume Sample 1

Seth McMillan

Street Address, City, State, Zip Code, Phone Number, Email Address


Enthusiastic and reliable engineering student with a strong work ethic seeking an internship with Eaton Corporation for the summer of 2020. Offering leadership experience, solid organizational skills, and innovative thinking to advance development of current and future products.


Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Minors in Mathematics and Psychology, GPA: 3.25 / 4.00

Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, Expected: Month Year

WMU Signature: Leadership

Skills / Academic Progress

  • Computer applications: HTML, MATLAB, AutoCAD, SolidWorks, MS Office
  • Emerging Leaders Certificate from WMU Student Leadership Office
  • Leaders in action Certificate: Development of collaboration, teamwork, conflict management
  • Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Merit Scholarship recipient


Student Outreach Ambassador, WMU College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Kalamazoo, MI, Month Year - Present
  • Provide guided tours of engineering facility to inform and motivate prospective students.
  • Facilitate academic presentations to students and parents regarding student success.
  • Maintain information in various databases to ensure workplace efficiency. 
Engineering Peer Mentor, WMU College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Month Year - Present
  • Equip students with academic success strategies to improve individual success.
  • Serve as a mentor for academic, co-curricular, and leadership involvement.
  • Assist students in science, engineering, and mathematics coursework to advance student achievement. 
School-Age Child Care Staff, Lansing YMCA, Lansing, MI, Month Year - Month Year
  • Coordinated school-age curriculum activities to promote YMCA core values into children's lives.
  • Developed communication skills with parents and children to create a welcoming environment.
  • Prepared a science and mathematics curriculum to educate children on basic academic skills. 

Involvement and Certifications

  • Dean's List, WMU, Year - Present
  • Treasurer, Society of Automotive Engineers student chapter
  • Volunteer, Habitat for Humanity and WMU Invisible Need Food Pantry


Resume Sample 2

Annalise E. Peverell

Street Address, City, State, Zip Code, Phone Number, Email Address


Highly motivated and organized leader seeking an entry level Mechanical Engineering position. Contributing previous work experience, developed skills such as time management, collaboration, and strategic thinking, to improve product design and quality.


Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Minor in Mathematics, Month Year

Honors and Activities

  • Golden Key International Honour Society – Member
  • CEAS Michigan Industry Road Trip Ambassador and Participant
  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) – Secretary
  • Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Vice President and Outreach Coordinator


Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
Career and Student Employment Services Student Assistant, Month Year-Present
  • Assess data collected from Engineering Expo to determine where improvements are needed
  • Co-coordinate the set-up, advertising, volunteers, and additional details of Engineering Expo.
College of Engineering and Applied Sciences Outreach Ambassador, Month Year-Present
  • Provide a detailed tour of the CEAS campus to inform future and potential students about the majors offered, student organizations, and events of the school year.
  • Organize and present the ambassador portion of the PowerPoint shown at freshman orientation with each ambassador sharing their personal experiences and involvement at Western.
  • Offering advice and assist the students in registering for their classes.
College of Engineering and Applied Sciences Michigan Industry Road Trip Ambassador, Month Year-Month-Year
  • Advertised the trip to fellow classmates through media, social networking, class presentations, and student organizations in order to stress the importance of networking with companies in attending the trip.
  • Structured workshops for those students selected, to prepare them for expectations of the trip and how to appropriately incorporate social media, such as LinkedIn and Twitter, as young professionals.
DTE Energy, Detroit, MI
Renewable Energy Wind Development Intern, Month-Month Year
  • Generated and managed the Landowner database of +36,000 entries including rectifying land acreages, school districts, owner vendor numbers, and recorded document registry information for Huron and other counties in Michigan, using knowledge of Excel and process flow systems. The database has been designed for seamless upload to primary software and secondary functions.
  • Researched and analyzed Wind Energy impacts from State legislative amendment of Personal Property Taxes.

Volunteer Experience

Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
  • CEAS Tour Guide
  • Career Fair
  • Engineering Expo
  • Bronco Bash
  • Science Olympiad
  • Bronco Buddies

Software Proficiency

  • Microsoft Office
  • Mac OS X
  • Minitab
  • AutoCAD
  • Romax Technology
  • LabVIEW
  • LTSpice


Resume Sample 3

Jenna Oliver, M.S.

Street Address, City, State, Zip Code, Phone Number, Email Address

Career Profile

Self-motivated engineer interested in working on multidisciplinary team projects with a focus on noise, vibration and harshness testing to help improve the ride and feel of vehicles.


Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, GPA: 3.75, Month Year
Thesis: Detection of Hybrid and Quiet Vehicles by Blind and Visually Impaired Pedestrians (Thesis research project supported by General Motors)

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, GPA: 3.30, Month Year

Professional Experience

Graduate Research Assistant, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, Month Year-Present
  • Manage data collection research projects in partnership with General Motors and Nissan studying the safety of blind pedestrians and hybrid vehicles.
  • Collaborate on the design of the data acquisition system that records vehicle position and motion, acoustic data, and subject responses.
  • Analyze subject response and acoustic data. 
  • Deliver final files and documentation for future research on project data.
Mechanical Intern, WeBuild Inc. (Architecture/Engineering Firm), Month Year-Month Year
  • Designed heating and cooling systems for multiple site locations and capacities. 
  • Worked extensively with AutoCAD Building Systems preparing construction documents and utilized building heating and cooling load simulation software. 
  • Assumed leadership role during a company team building retreat; led and motivated a diverse team of 8+ senior staff members to complete the challenge at hand.

Software Knowledge

MATLAB; SPSS; LabVIEW, AutoCAD 2000/2006/Building Systems 2006/MEP 2009; Carrier HAP; Trane TRACE 700; Microsoft Office Suite; Windows 3.1/95/98/2000/ME/NT/XP/Vista/7; Mac OS X

Equipment Knowledge

Sound level meters; microphones; accelerometers; multi-channel signal analyzers; 6,000 lbf hydraulic shaker table; reverberation test chamber; anechoic test chamber

Community Involvement

Resident Assistant (RA), Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, Month Year-Month Year
  • Received highest ratings from Hall Directors on every semester performance evaluation.
  • Created and implemented programs that encouraged growth of community.
  • Led conflict resolution mediation sessions and responded to crisis situations.
  • Wrote weekly reports and documented community issues for review by Hall Directors.

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