​​​Mechanical engineers attain a broad spectrum of skills sought after by a wide range of professions. Industrial sectors, enterprises, and services in which a mechanical engineer can pursue a career include: power generation and distribution, building and construction, medicine and pharmacology, aerospace, automotives, chemicals, computers and electronics, renewable energy, entertainment, water resources, sports, environmental institutions, and government.

Mechanical engineering also serves as an excellent foundation for careers in business management and business consulting.