Kyle Price
Mechanical Engineer, Entry-Level
School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering
Oregon State U...
TOPIC OUTLINE
I. Why Practice Mechanical Engineering?
II. Why Hire Me?
III. Leadership Traits
IV. What Am I Seeking?
V. Wh...
WHY MECHANICAL ENGINEERING?
 Avid interests in STEM
 Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics
 Engineers are in hi...
WHY MECHANICAL ENGINEERING?
 Opportunity to make a positive impact on the world
 Vast benefits to the welfare of humanit...
WHY HIRE ME?
 BSME degree, customer service experience
 Mechanical, thermal-fluid, electrical design, analysis,
testing ...
LEADERSHIP TRAITS
 Reliable, diplomatic project manager
 MIME Capstone Design project, first of two quarters
 Heat-Exch...
WHAT AM I SEEKING?
 Challenging, rewarding, stimulating work
 Entry-level opportunity
 Gain on-the-job experience apply...
WHAT NEEDS IMPROVEMENT?
 Inexperience applying technical skills on-the-job
 Interviewing, interpersonal skills
 Self-Ma...
Thank you
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Price, Kyle A. - Autobiography

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  • 1. Kyle Price Mechanical Engineer, Entry-Level School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering Oregon State University Hillsboro, Oregon Thursday, April 14, 2015
  • 2. TOPIC OUTLINE I. Why Practice Mechanical Engineering? II. Why Hire Me? III. Leadership Traits IV. What Am I Seeking? V. What Needs Improvement? VI. Questions or Comments
  • 3. WHY MECHANICAL ENGINEERING?  Avid interests in STEM  Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics  Engineers are in high-demand, valuable, productive, useful  Profoundly inspired by  Revolutionary inventions: Printing press, cotton gin, engines, trains, airplanes, automobiles, rockets, radio, telephone, television, computers, etc.  Pioneers of the Industrial Revolution, Enlightenment, Renaissance eras  Einstein, Daimler, Timoshenko, Edison, Tesla, the Bernoullis, Newton, Ohm, Da Vinci  Father, Jack, successful Electrical Engineer  Consumer behavior  Professors, instructors, co-workers, students  Space travel  First car
  • 4. WHY MECHANICAL ENGINEERING?  Opportunity to make a positive impact on the world  Vast benefits to the welfare of humanity  Largely responsible for high-living standards  Advances of infrastructure, manufacturing, materials, utilities, transportation, telecommunications, healthcare, defense, and more  Comfortable compensation, family wage occupation
  • 5. WHY HIRE ME?  BSME degree, customer service experience  Mechanical, thermal-fluid, electrical design, analysis, testing skills  Applying engineering principles, theories, concepts  Innovative, driven, multi-functional  Managing projects, teams, resources, feedback, time  Computer-aided design, drafting, office software skills  Eager to work, take direction, positive attitude
  • 6. LEADERSHIP TRAITS  Reliable, diplomatic project manager  MIME Capstone Design project, first of two quarters  Heat-Exchanger Design Optimization, Typewriter Stress Analysis, Airfoil Material Optimization projects  Effective communicator  Excellent technical writer  Explaining engineering design, analysis processes, testing procedures  Following conventions, effective formatting  Confident public speaker  Typically group work coordinator, spokesperson  Frequently asks, answers questions, contributes in-class
  • 7. WHAT AM I SEEKING?  Challenging, rewarding, stimulating work  Entry-level opportunity  Gain on-the-job experience applying, enhancing skills  Industry leader, significant global influence  Valuable, stable, growing company  Mature organization, large or small  Prefer to work, live in the northwestern United States
  • 8. WHAT NEEDS IMPROVEMENT?  Inexperience applying technical skills on-the-job  Interviewing, interpersonal skills  Self-Management
  • 9. Thank you

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