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Demand for qualified engineers is increasing worldwide across the range of engineering disciplines and industry sectors.

Being a member of the Institution opens up a wide range of exciting career opportunities. We have the resources that are tailored for you, whether you are just starting out or looking to advance your career.

Guide: What is mechanical engineering?

Want to find out what it's like to work as a mechanical engineer and how to become one?

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Mechanical engineering careers guide

Are you studying or considering a career in mechanical engineering? Our careers guide can help you write your first CV, find out how much engineers earn or learn how to apply for your first job.

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