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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? This resume below shows how to present your academic credentials so you can get noticed. View and get a downloadable Word version of the resume template here.

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Michael Jones

1571 Valley View Road | Sometown, IA 50125
Cell Phone: 555-555-5555 | Email:

Entry-Level Mechanical Designer
CAD & CAE Tools: AutoCAD, SolidWorks, FEMtools and TurboCAD
  • Recent BSET graduate 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, 12/2011
Concentration in Mechanical Design
Honors: Dean’s List (Fall 2011, Spring 2011)

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, 2011 to 2012

  • 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.
STUDENT GOVERNMENT, Senator, 2010 to 2011
  • 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, 2009 to 2010
  • Led publicity and promotions for special events, films, lectures and concerts.

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