Jobs for mechanical engineers are projected to grow by 9% (or 25,300 jobs) from 2016 through 2026, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
You’ll find the highest level of employment for this job in the following states: Michigan, California, Texas, Illinois, and Ohio; and in the following metropolitan areas: Warren, Michigan; Detroit, Chicago, Houston, and Los Angeles.
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"Your cover letter should prove that you have performed some research on the company and, if possible, the department or position that you are applying for," she concluded.
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'I would encourage every graduate engineer to include a short profile in their CV,' says Nims Mepani, the graduate recruitment and programme manager at Bechtel.
'Your profile should show your motivations for applying and why you would be a good fit with the company.' Be specific and keep it relevant to the engineering job in question.
"The purpose of the cover letter is to provide a concise write-up to highlight your specific background, skills and experience in relation to the position you are applying for," said Keith Hampton, delivery manager with Apex, which specializes in placing scientific and engineering professionals.
"Make sure that all skills mentioned in your cover letter are 'highlighted' in your resume." Hampton said the cover letter should feature three components: Bell, a veteran mechanical engineer in the oil and gas industry, added that it's important to demonstrate you've put some thought into the document.