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Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical engineers are employed in almost every kind of industry. They are involved in Aerospace, Automotives, Bio-medical, Construction, Consumer Products, Energy, Electronics & Computers, Consulting, Entertainment, Government, and Manufacturing. As a mechanical engineer you can design and produce products that could change the world.

Mechanical Engineering students can choose technical elective courses in a variety of areas or a single area to create a more focused experience. Technical elective areas include:

Any mechanical engineering student who has been admitted to the ME Professional Program may choose to enroll in the Aerospace Emphasis.

Learn more on the Mechanical Engineering Department Website

BYU Mechanical Engineering students have been hired by such companies as Boeing, Valtek, Motorola, G.E., Intel, Ford, Micron, Westinghouse, Hewlett Packard, General Motors, Pratt & Whitney, Texas Instruments, Lockheed Aerospace, Bell Helicopter, NASA, Argonne Labs, Beech Aircraft, Fibertek, FMC Corp., EXXON, Allied Signal, Honda, Iomega, AT&T, Bechtel, Hughes, Morton International, BD Medical, US Synthetic, Goodman Manufacturing, Lockheed-Martin, Union Pacific, Toyota, Northrup Grumman, and Schlumberger.

Career Services

Monte Marshall

Career Director, Engineering & Technology
(801) 422-1828

Click here for List of Majors
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Mechanical Engineering Clubs

2ft Prosthetics

April 10, 2022 11:05 PM
2ft Prosthetics seeks to restore dignity, foster self-reliance and confidence, and improve the quality of life for amputees who do not have access to quality prosthetic legs.

Relevant Programs: Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

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BYU Mechatronics

April 10, 2022 10:20 PM
To encourage interdisciplinary learning between mechanical and electrical concepts, supplement classroom learning with hands on practical application, and generate interest in STEM fields.

Relevant Programs: Mechanical Engineering

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American Society of Mechanical Engineers

January 24, 2022 04:12 PM
Promotes the art, science and practice of multidisciplinary engineering and allied sciences around the globe.

Relevant Programs: Mechanical Engineering

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BYU Aeronautics

January 19, 2022 03:43 PM
To learn about the principles of flight, the BYU Aeronautics Club builds and flies unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and RC airplanes.

Relevant Programs: Mechanical Engineering

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Explore Mechanical Engineering-related research and research opportunities:

Mechanical Engineering Research