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Sample Resume for an Entry-Level Design Engineer

As you launch your career in design engineering, make sure you design a resume that does justice to your qualifications. Get inspired by this sample.

Sample Resume for an Entry-Level Design Engineer

Sample Resume for an Entry-Level Design Engineer

As you launch your career in design engineering, make sure you design a resume that does justice to your qualifications, says resume expert Kim Isaacs. Get inspired by this resume sample for an entry-level design engineer that Isaacs created below, and download the entry-level design engineer resume template in Word. And if you need more help, get a free resume evaluation today from the experts at Monster's partner TopResume.

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Entry-Level Design Engineer resume template


Sometown, AZ 85280
Phone:(555) 555-5555 | Email:
LinkedIn URL | Portfolio URL

Seeking Summer Design Engineer Internship Within the Manufacturing Sector

College junior majoring in manufacturing engineering technologywho is highly motivated to secure a design engineer internship. Honors student with practical work experience within the manufacturing sector; technical skills in AutoCAD, SolidWorks and Creo Elements/Pro; and a foundation in automated manufacturing systems and simulation modelling techniques.

ABC UNIVERSITY (ABET-accredited institution) — Sometown, AZ
Pursuing Bachelor of Science in Manufacturing Engineering Technology

Cumulative GPA: 3.75
Honors: Dean’s List (all semesters); Tau Alpha Pi (Engineering Technology Honor Society)

Completed Coursework Includes:

  • Introduction to Engineering Technology
  • Technical Drafting & CAD
  • Computer-Aided Design & Integrated Manufacturing
  • Engineering Mechanics (Statics & Dynamics)
  • Engineering Problem-Solving Tools
  • Fluid Power Systems
  • Manufacturing Processes / Six Sigma Quality
  • Strength of Materials / Material Analysis
  • Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing
  • Computer-Aided Planning (CAP)
  • Principles of Numerical Controls
  • Tool & Die Fundamentals


Large furniture manufacturer

Production Operator(full time in summers, part time during fall and spring semesters), 8/14 to Present

Gained manufacturing experience working with sophisticated automated systems used in the mass production of high-quality furniture and assemblies. Operate, adjust and maintain assembly-line equipment according to established guidelines.

Key Contributions:
  • Design Engineering Projects: Selected to assist tool design engineers in the development of jigs and fixtures using AutoCAD, SolidWorks and Creo Elements/Pro. Helped deliver solutions that saved an estimated $48K annually by reducing costly hand work, minimizing waste and improving quality control.
  • Manufacturing Problem Solving: Demonstrated technical troubleshooting strengths in pinpointing and resolving equipment malfunctions related to statistical process control (SPC) issues.
  • Production Line Operations: Consistently commended for adhering to company SOPs to ensure optimal production efficiency, quality and safety.
  • Top-Rated Performance: Earned outstanding marks on performance reviews, with special recognition for teamwork, attention to detail and going “above and beyond” to drive corporate goal attainment.


Intermediate to Advanced Proficiencies in: AutoCAD, MS Excel, MS Word, MS Access
Basic Proficiencies in: SolidWorks and Creo Elements/Pro


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