Job Opportunities

Most job opportunities are posted at the Career Center rather than here. You can check them out via their Handshake program. Please note that the ME Dept. has not vetted these jobs.

Radian Thermal Products -- They have an opening for a thermal engineer for a new mechanical engineering grad, ideally graduating in Fall 2019. Work can be part time until school is done. Email resumes to Kevin Pinhiero at Posted 10/2/19

NASA Ames is looking for multple interns in the area of Urban Air Mobility for a minimum of 12 hours/week. Must be done with your math and physics classes. Posted 10/7/19

NASA’s Pathways Internship Program -- You can learn more about Pathways here:  Also check out . This internship experience could be especially helpful for students considering graduate school. Posted 9/19/19

Department of Energy internships -- The selection process for summer 2020 interns starts early. Check out for a variety of opportunities, including ones at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab and Lawrence Livermore National Lab Posted 9/19/19

National Science Foundation has a number of opportunities through its Summer Scholars Program including the Quality Education for Minorities Network and Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU). A number of SJSU ME students who took part in the REU program are now doing or have completed graduate work at prestigious universities. The application process for summer starts early! Posted 9/19/19

The US Navy also has a Summer Research Program. Apply by Nov. 1! Posted 9/20/19

Cisco Systems -- An intern is needed immediately to

  • Design and analyze mechanical systems, equipment, and packaging
  • Conduct feasibility studies and testing on new and modified Cisco designs
  • Direct support personnel in the preparation of detailed design, design testing, and prototype fabrication
  • Provide design information for drafting for packaging documentation

You must have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Email a resume to SJSU ME grad Jeremy Wang at See additional details in the email that went out to all ME students. Posted 9/19/19

BAE Systems -- They have frequent openings, esp. in the area of mechanical system design. Check out a summer 2020 internship position which requires completion of 2 years of college, a 3.0 GPA or better, and some knowledge of CAD and a co-op for students in their junior year or above. Posted 9/6/19; updated 10/7/19

Johnson Controls -- Technical Sales Development in Livermore, CA. Looking for Spring or Fall 19 grads. Start date of 1/27/20. Posted 8/28/19

The Salt Miner -- This startup is looking at ways to remove salt from brine streams to prevent pollution of our water supply. They need someone with good hands on skills (building, testing, data acquisition) but who can also help them with the design with regards to best way to generate a vacuum and optimize a steam function. An ME or ChemE student with a background in both mechanical and thermal systems would be ideal. Courses like ME 120 and machine shop experience may also be helpful. Contact the owner at You can get additional information about the process by emailing Dr. Okamoto at They are looking for someone part time for now with potential temporary full time work later. Posted 8/27/19

Brook Owens Fellowship -- Includes an internship in an aerospace company and executive mentorship. For women and gender minorities interested in working in the aerospace field after graduation. Application is due 11/12/19.

Flowserve is looking for rising juniors or seniors graduating between May 2020 and May 2021 with a degree in ME. 15-20 hours a week at their Richmond, Martinez and Benicia locations. Posted 8/26/19


Auris Health -- They are growing quickly and are looking for engineers in a variety of fields, including ME. Posted 8/15/19

Automata Research Institute -- hourly/internship. Solidworks experience needed. Posted 8/12/19