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What is an Typical Mechanical Engineering job like?

I'll be graduating soon and I've got an offer already at this company that makes insulation. I'll be testing the strength of the materials. I've heard alot of stories from people saying they never use any thing they learned in school for their job. Should I expect most Mechanical Engineering jobs to be like that? where you dont use anything you learn in school?

Asked By: she_is2005 - 12/1/2008
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Hey! listen I am also gonna graduate soon as a mech engg. See wat we learn at school is pedantic.. at job it is pragmatic... If you want further details..drop an E-mail.
Answered By: ♥Ashy♥ - 12/1/2008
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been there done that, your first degree is always quite broad in the range of topics it covers. however, if you do further degrees you can become a specialist (which strongly recommend) and as you get better at something , its usually something your interested in and because you can do it better you get paid more and... More
Answered By: modicin - 12/1/2008
 
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