ASME is always looking for ways to provide the support and services our mechanical engineering (ME) members need to help find new ME jobs or take their careers to the next level. That is why we have improved and enhanced the ASME Career Center to help mechanical engineers better connect with top employers looking to hire highly skilled and seasoned ME talent.
The new ASME Career Center launched on May 1, 2021 as the #1 destination to research ME careers and apply to top ME jobs in industry and academia from junior to senior positions. ASME members and non-members can search and apply to jobs through the ASME Job Board, sign up for job alerts and be notified when new jobs matching your criteria are posted.
All available career resources are specific to engineers and ASME members get exclusive access to one of our new Career Insights tool providing data and info about the ME industry including salary benchmarks, job outlook, education and more. Another new and exclusive member benefit is the Jobs Preview, which allows you to view and apply to newly posted jobs up to 3 days before anyone else can see them. The ASME Career Center is the #1 job search site to find your engineering dream job. Explore the site to check out our new improvements today.
Antarctica and New York City are experiencing one of the warmest winters in a long time. The ice is melting, days grow longer, the sun is peaking out, it definitely feels like “Spring is in the air.” So, dust off your resume, update your LinkedIn profile and see who’s hiring. Don’t know where to start? ASME can help! The ASME Career Center is your one-stop-shop for all your job hunting and career related needs. The ASME Job Board is created with engineers in mind. It’s easy to use on the go or at your desk, its comprehensive, containing hundreds of jobs from internships to senior positions in both academia and industry.
For additional help on interviewing, resume writing, networking, salary research and more check out the Career Resources section of the ASME Career Center. Here you will find articles, videos, jobs rated reports, a salary calculator, webinars and much more.
Post your resume today on the ASME Career Center and let hiring companies find you. A sophisticated matching algorithm notifies you the moment you upload or update your resume making it faster and easier to apply to jobs.
ASME has partnered with the Engineering Management Institute (EMI) to bring you a Multi-level Career Development Webinar Series custom-made for Mechanical Engineers. The EMI serves to help engineers become more effective managers and leaders through content, coaching, and training.
This Webinar Series consists of 4 different Experience Levels with 4 mini-courses per level, delivered to you live.
Level 100 is aimed at Mechanical Engineering Students
Level 200 is created for Recent Graduates
Level 300 is geared towards Early Career Engineers
Level 400 is made for Experienced Professionals
The following 5 career related webinar topics will air live in October 2019.
1) Level 100 (2) - How to Ace Every Job Interview
Date: Tuesday, October 1st, 2019, 1:00 PM EDT
Creating a winning resume is only half the battle, as you also must be able to ace the job interviews that your resume helps you secure. In this webinar, you will learn strategies that will help you prepare for, ace, and follow up effectively on all interviews.
2) Level 300 (3): How to Network & Build Relationships
Date: Wednesday, October 16th, 2019, 1:00 PM EDT
It’s doubtful that you’ll ever see a class in an engineering school related to building strong relationships. However, one could make a case that your network along with your communication skills together drive how successful you’ll be as an engineering leader. This session walks you through easy to implement actions to improve your networking skills and start to build relationships.
3) Level 400 (3): Maximizing Productivity
Date: Thursday, October 17th, 2019, 1:00 PM EDT
It is becoming nearly impossible in today’s world to focus intently on any one thing, and therefore, the professionals that can do that will be at the top of their industry. As an engineering manager, you will be pulled in many different directions, and therefore you will need to learn how to handle all of the distractions. In this session, you will be given a blueprint for increasing your productivity on a day to day basis by doing things like task batching, developing MITs (most important tasks), and learning how to recognize high leverage tasks.
4) Level 200 (3): How to Build Expertise and Master Public Speaking
Date: Tuesday, October 29th, 2019, 1:00 PM EDT
Successful engineering professionals build authority and are seen as experts in their fields. One way to do this is to speak in front of audiences regularly. Whether you speak at client meetings, community events, conferences, or job interviews, these presentations are essential to building your expertise. This webinar will help you build authority and improve your confidence and effectiveness as a presenter.
5) Level 100 (3): How to Use LinkedIn to Launch Your Engineering Career
Date: Wednesday, October 30th, 2019, 1:00 PM EDT
Building a strong network is a critical component of engineering career success. One tool that can facilitate the landing of your first job but also help you build your professional network is LinkedIn. Unfortunately, most engineering professionals don’t use it effectively. This webinar teaches you tips how to use LinkedIn effectively.
ASME has partnered with the Engineering Management Institute (EMI) to bring you a series of Career Development Webinars custom-made for Mechanical Engineering Members of ASME. The EMI serves to help engineers become more effective managers and leaders through content, coaching, and training. Anthony Fasano, PE, is the founder of the EMI and will be presenting these Career Development Webinars.
The ASME Career Development Webinar Series consists of the following topics:
1) Engineer Your Own Success: 7 Key Elements to Creating an Extraordinary Engineering Career
Date: February 27th, 2019, 1:30 PM EST
Engineers are often so technically focused that they neglect to develop their interpersonal or management skills. In the economy today, you must be well-rounded as an engineer and capable of more than being just technically savvy. This webinar will provide mechanical engineers with strategies for developing their non-technical, engineering management skills based on professional engineer Anthony Fasano’s best-selling book, Engineer Your Own Success: 7 Key Elements to Creating an Extraordinary Career.
2) How to Prepare a Winning Resume
Date: March 19th, 2019, 1:30 PM EST
Creating a winning resume is the first step to securing your engineering dream job and eventually building a successful career. This webinar will guide you in creating a resume that will stand out from the rest, especially in today’s state of the economy where most engineering job openings receive hundreds of resumes and applications.
3) How to Ace Every Job Interview
Date: April 23rd, 2019, 1:30 PM EST
Creating a winning resume is only half the battle, you also must be able to ace the job interviews that your resume helps you secure. In this webinar, you will learn strategies that will help you prepare for, ace, and follow up effectively on all interviews. Getting to the interview is a big first step, but unless you know how to prepare for and execute during the interview, the odds are still against you. After you have participated in this webinar, and implemented some of the strategies provided, your odds of getting hired will increase dramatically.
The ASME Job Board + Career Center offers many helpful tools and career resources all geared to help you with your job hunt, provides webinars on resume writing, acing the interview, networking, and much more. Watch this space for more details and how to register for upcoming Career Development Webinars!
2019 has just begun, and already reminders surface that the millions of Americans who set New Year’s resolutions fail to meet them. CareerCast.com summarized this topic nicely in its career guidance article – New Year’s Job Resolution.
It's true that a resolution made on New Year’s Eve rarely lasts long. To avoid failure strive for goals instead of resolutions. If your goals for example include career advancement skills, or specific improvements in your working life, preparation is key to avoiding failure. Important is also having clearly defined goals. Here are some examples and how to best approach them:
Goal: Pay Increases
The steady decline in unemployment for the past years should lead to salary growth. The current seekers' market means 2019 is an ideal time to approach your employer about a raise. But the process isn't as simple as marching into her or his office with a demand. Read more
Goal: Finding a New Employer
If you are in fact ready to leave your current employer, consider writing out exactly what you want from a new employer. The job-search process can be overwhelming, in part because different companies can have entirely different demands and expectations of the same job title. Read more
Goal: Switching Careers
Perhaps 2019 is the year you move into a new job. Either your current career is antiquated, or you just have passions and purpose you had not previously pursued.Read more
The ASME Job Board + Career Center offers many helpful tools and career resources all geared to help you with your job hunt, industry research and reports, resume writing, networking, interviewing and much more.