Planning to Pursue an M.S. or PhD.
Involvement in research as an undergraduate is important if you plan on getting an MS or PhD in mechanical engineering. Undergraduate research experiences help you demonstrate your capacity for research, prepare you for graduate school, and increases your competitiveness for graduate school fellowship funding. For an MS or PhD, activities in the green & blue areas of this chart are especially important for you as an undergraduate. Activities in the red & yellow areas of the chart may also be beneficial.
Planning to Pursue a combined M.S./MBA
If you are planning to get a combined MS/MBA activities in the red & yellow areas of this chart are especially important for you as an undergraduate. Also, taking the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam to become a Professional Engineer is important for you.
Getting a Job after Completing Your B.S.
If you plan to enter the job market immediately after completing your B.S., activities in the red & yellow areas of this chart can increase your competitiveness in the job market. For you, external internships are more important than involvement in research. Also, taking the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam to become a Professional Engineer is important for you.
How to Apply for Positions Below
- Apply only for “Open” positions.
- Email your interest as directed below. The email should include:
- Your anticipated graduation date
- Why you are interested in the position
- Attach a current resume.
- From MyBYU>AIM>Grades, attach a current unofficial transcript.