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Sample Resume for an Entry-Level Mechanical Designer

Sample Resume for an Entry-Level Mechanical Designer

Sample Resume for an Entry-Level Mechanical Designer

Are you eager to launch your mechanical design career, but lack practical experience? To be a successful candidate for mechanical designer jobs, resume expert Kim Isaacs says it helps to have a comprehensive resume. To see how to present your academic credentials so you can get noticed, view the sample resume Isaacs created below and download the entry-level mechanical designer 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 Mechanical Designer Resume Sample

Michael Jones
Sometown, IA 50125
555-555-5555 | LinkedIn URL

Entry-Level Mechanical Designer
CAD & CAE Tools: AutoCAD, SolidWorks, FEMtools and TurboCAD

  • BSET student offering experience using CAD and CAE tools, a foundation in 2D/3D modeling and structural design, and a drive for performance excellence.
  • Hands-on experience creating mechanical design drawings using SolidWorks and configuring components using AutoCAD.
  • Academic career distinguished by Dean’s List honors and extracurricular leadership success.


XYZ University | Sometown, IA
Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology (BSET) program, Completed 106/120 credits
Concentration in Mechanical Design
Honors: Dean’s List (3 semesters)

Mechanical Design Practicum:

Worked with team members to develop specifications and drawings for a dynamic simulation model of a four-stroke internal combustion engine. Supercharged power output limits and developed an algorithm for measuring the peak-pressure balancing process. Earned an “A” grade on team project.

Degree Program Highlights:

  • Engineering Graphics
  • Plastics Materials Processing
  • Joining & Casting Processes
  • Packaging Fundamentals
  • Industrial Hydraulics
  • Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
  • Electromechanical Interfaces
  • Mechanics of Solids
  • 3D Computer Modeling & Rendering
  • Solid Modeling
  • Prototype Development
  • Structural/Thermal Design

Extracurricular Activities

PHI KAPPA PSI, Philanthropy Chair

  • Helped plan several fundraisers for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation that raised a combined total of $105K (setting an all-time record for fraternity).


  • Completed intensive leadership training program focused on leading with integrity.


  • Elected to represent fellow students, serving as a primary campus Student Government Association liaison. Served on policy-making committees and represented student interests at university functions.

UNION PROGRAMS, Publicity Chair

  • Led publicity and promotions for special events, films, lectures and concerts.

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