What can I do with a major in Mechanical Engineering?

I want to major in mechnical engineering with a minor in automotive repair or something. I want to get my major in mechanical engineering and try to get a job with Ford or GM. Would a mechanical engineering degree allow me to work for Ford as an engineer. Or what kind of companies would a mechanical engineer work for?

Asked By: - 6/24/2010
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Well, I'm a senior Mechanical Engineer and am currently interning for my third term, so I have some personal experience of what Mech. Engineers can do. I am currently working in an industrial plant that makes plastic beads that other companies buy and mold into different things. The main thing I do is asset reliability... More
Answered By: jero - 6/25/2010
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Answered By: Taylor - 6/24/2010
Mechanical engineers work for Ford and GM. I've worked for both. I worked for GM with my undergrad, and Ford with my masters. I also worked for Ford's little bitc*, Visteon. Of course, they also hire electrical, chemical, industrial, naval, environmental, computer, etc...
Answered By: smart guy - 6/25/2010
Mechanical Engineering can be a very open field to all mechanical devices depending on the school. You may want to look into a school that has automotive engineering, or a contract with ford or gm. That will allow you to go closely to your desired job. if you are not sure to work for Ford or GM, then mechanical... More
Answered By: Ethan - 6/26/2010
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