Mechanical Engineers (278340 US employees)
Perform engineering duties in planning and designing tools, engines, machines, and other mechanically functioning equipment. Oversee installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of equipment such as centralized heat, gas, water, and steam systems.
Total Employment: 278340
Mean Hourly Wage: $42.4
Mean Annual Wage: $88190
Matthew Tran - Helping people make smart and realistic education choices to accelerate their careers.
Industrial Engineering: Reality vs Expectations by Matthew Tran
Learn about what it is actually like to work in #IndustrialEngineering. #jobs #RealityVsExpectations
Game Developer: Reality vs Expectations by Matthew Tran
My guest Daniel Doan (https://twitter.com/doandaniel) is the co-founder of Black Shell Media (http://blackshellmedia.com/), a company that helps indie game developers market and sell their games. #programming #gaming #GameDevelopment #EngineeredTruth
Computer Science vs Self-Taught vs Coding Bootcamp by Matthew Tran
Learn about which route is best for you from our guest Quincy Larson, the creator of Free Code Camp, the #1 way to learn to code for free. #education #coding #self-taught #bootcamp
The only major to go to college for... by Matthew Tran
Gain my perspective on the careers of the future, and the only majors worth pursuing in college.
Computer Science a good major? by Matthew Tran
In my opinion, most people in the world should get their bachelors in CS before working in the field. There's some people that can figure it out on their own, but most people likely need the school structure to learn it.
Is marketing a good major? by Matthew Tran
While, choosing a major it is important to consider options. See what the #marketing major is like in this video.
Is Pharmacy a good career choice? by Matthew Tran
Some things to consider before choosing #Pharmacy as a career choice.
Technical Internships: Tips from someone who has one by Matthew Tran
Technical #internships are a very valuable way to gain work #experience. This video provides invaluable #tips from someone who has one.
Is GPA important? by Matthew Tran
How important is GPA to finding a job? How important is GPA to finding an internship?
Is Industrial Engineering a Good Major? by Matthew Tran
In this video I explore industrial engineering, and its advantages and disadvantages for prospective students.
Tips on passing AP exams by Matthew Tran
AP Exams can be the key to acceptance into your dream university. Scoring well on them is important. This video is here to help you pass them.
College is a terrible place to expand your mind by Matthew Tran
"Knowledge has no value except that which can be gained from its application toward some worthy end. This is one reason why college degrees are not valued more highly. They represent nothing but miscellaneous knowledge." -- Napoleon Hill (1937).
Mechanical Engineering a Good Major by Matthew Tran
HVAC, Energy, oil, manufacturing & more. Here is a debrief of my own major.
Electrical Engineering a good major? by Matthew Tran
Learn about the job prospects and finances an electrical engineering major can lead to.
Petroleum engineering a good major? by Matthew Tran
What is petroleum engineering all about? Is Petroleum Engineering a good field to go into right now? #engineering #petroleumengineering
Is Computer Engineering a good major? by Matthew Tran
Computer engineering is one the most promising majors right now. I recommend anyone with a technical / logical mind to give computer engineering a try! #computerengineering #engineering #salary
A Day in the Life of an Engineer by Matthew Tran
This is a day in my life of being a HVAC Design Engineer.
How to Get a Job with Criminal Record by Matthew Tran
How to get a misdemeanor expunged/removed/dismissed off your record. How to get a felony reduced. How to get a job with a misdemeanor/felony. Do all jobs background check?
Is #business a good #major? by Matthew Tran
What can you do with a business degree? Are there #jobs in Business? What jobs can I get with a Business major?
What to Wear to an Interview for Men by Matthew Tran
Interview attire for men. How to dress for an interview? How to buy a suit? What colors to wear to an interview? Where to get a cheap suit? Interview tips
How much math is used in engineering? by Matthew Tran
Is there a lot of math in Engineering, is the math hard? how many math classes do I need to take to become an engineer?
How to become a game designer by Matthew Tran
In this video I interview a graduate of the art institute of phoenix. He has worked for high impact games, his clients were dreamworks, & disney. He did the environmental design for boom boom hamster gold & other mobile games.
University vs State College by Matthew Tran
Big #universities vs a #stateschools, what’s the difference, which is right for you?
Why I Quit engineering to do Day Trading Ft. Mel Smith by Matthew Tran
In this video I interview Mel Smith who graduated with a bachelors in 2009 in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Tech. He immediately started working for Johnson Controls as a Continuous Improvement Engineer and later quit to pursue his passion and purpose.
Is accounting a good major? by Matthew Tran
I interviewed my friend Natalie about Accounting. She is a CSULB Accounting graduates, and has had 2 jobs in accounting.
What you need to know about becoming a #Doctor by Matthew Tran
I interview Alex, who graduated from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey with a MD in Psychiatry. He is finishing up his residency in Miami. He runs the famous blog: http://www.medicalschoolsuccess.com/
Student loan crisis: WTF is going on??? by Matthew Tran
Student loan forgiveness, student debt reaching $1.2 trillion dollars. Is college worth it anymore? How to fix student loan crisis? What majors are useful?
How to get a high GPA by Matthew Tran
In this video I give practical advice on how to get a high GPA.
Resume Tips by Matthew Tran
In this video I share resume tips including the format I use which has gotten me 10 interviews. It works for me, I hope it works for you as well.
Community college - everything in 10 minutes by Matthew Tran
Does GPA transfer from community college to university? What's the difference between community college and university? How do I transfer from community college to a university?
9 tips for starting a business by Matthew Tran
In this video I answer the following: How to start a business? What do I need to do to start a business? How to start a startup? How to create a Business? Tips on starting a business.
Why I quit engineering to do YouTube by Matthew Tran
I talk about why I quit engineering to do YouTube full-time. I go over what I learned from quitting engineering and if I would still recommend engineering as a career. I also talk about my goals for my Youtube channel.
Is Economics a Good Major? by Matthew Tran
In this video I cover the following questions: what can you do with a Economics degree? Are there jobs in Economics? What's the difference between business economics & economics? What are jobs in Economics?
Pharmacy: Reality vs Expectations by Matthew Tran
In this video I interview my friend Kevin, who shares what he thought his job would be like vs what it is actually like. We go over the following questions: Is Pharmacy school worth it? Is Pharmacy a good career? What's it like being a pharmacist? What do retail pharmacist do?
How to get into a good college by Matthew Tran
I talk about the 3 sections that you should take seriously in a #college #application.
Ultimate Guide to Getting an Internship by Matthew Tran
I give you guys a step by step guide on how to get an internship. This video is meant for those that are completely lost.
How to make money from fashion blogging by Matthew Tran
I interview the person behind Kkarmalove, Christine Hsu, about how she started making money from fashion blogging. She has 170,00 followers on Instagram and fully supports herself from her Instagram.
Is a Prestigious University Really Worth It? by Matthew Tran
I ask 8 people from different universities (some prestigious, some not) if the prestige of their university help or hurt them in their job search.
Should you join a Fraternity? by Matthew Tran
My thought on if you should join a fraternity while in college. Feel free to have your own.
Real Estate Agent: Reality vs Expectations by Matthew Tran
In his first year as an agent he sold 15 houses, and his second year he's sold 30 homes. My guest Bryan is one the most successful real estate agents I've met. He makes cold calls and goes door-to-door everyday. In just 3 years, he runs his own small team out of his office.
How I Make $10,000 /mo from Real Estate Investments by Matthew Tran
In this video I interview my guest John Sonmez (Simple Programmer) who makes $10,000 per month from his 26 rental units. At the age of 19, he was making $75 per hour as a software programmer. He's now retired at the age of 36, he works on his channel Simple Programmer to help programmers out there live a more balanced life.
Are US Universities a ripoff compared to Canadian Universities by Matthew Tran
NBC said that Canadian universities cost significantly less. I never trust mainstream news, they usually skew facts. I investigated tuition costs to find out.
How I Got A Job At Google (ft. DevTips) by Matthew Tran
In this video I interview Travis Nielson who shares how he got his job at Google. These tips can be useful for getting hired at any software company.
Is aerospace engineering a good major? by Matthew Tran
Need more information on Aerospace Engineering that's straight forward and easy to understand? Watch this video.
Mechanical vs Software Engineering by Matthew Tran
Jeff has a bachelors in Mechanical Engineering. He worked for a Applied Mechanics intern, and Applications Engineer then became a self-taught software developer. He is now a software developer for a materials engineering company.
Interviewing for small vs large company by Matthew Tran
What's the difference between interviewing for a large company vs a small company? What to prepare for when interviewing for a large corporation? What to prepare when interviewing for a small company?
How To Get A Job with No Experience by Matthew Tran
I describe in detail how a person in college should get a job when he has no experience. I also talk about the order of importance for a resume, the right personality to have, and where to look for entry-level jobs.
What to do over summer break by Matthew Tran
Questions I cover in this video: Things to do over summer break? Productive things to do over summer break? What are things to do over summer break? Ideas over summer break How to not be bored over summer?
#1 Study Secret for Engineers (By an Engineer) by Matthew Tran
What are some #study tips for #Engineers? How do you study for #science and #math?
The ultimate guide to becoming an engineer by Matthew Tran
Here is a clear roadmap on what you should be working on as engineer student. Including what clubs and activities you should be involved in. When to start looking for an internship etc.
The Ultimate Guide to Finding Your Career by Matthew Tran
My guide to discovering your passion and career.
How to dominate a Career Fair by Matthew Tran
I have a camera follow me around a cannabis career fair in Los Angeles to show you guys how I work a career fair.
Is law school worth it? by Matthew Tran
Hope this helps you get better clarity around this decision.
Archaeology: Reality vs Expectations by Matthew Tran
Check out my first video with Chris where we talk about what Archaeologists do.
Civil Engineering a good major? by Matthew Tran
One thing I forgot to add is that it is important to know your calculus and matrices. It's brought up often in upper division engineering. It's also important to do well in early engineering classes as the concepts build on each other.
How Much Money Does a YouTuber With 150K Subscribers Make? (Motivation to be a YouTuber) by Matthew Tran
Learn how I grew my income from $0 to $10K a month on Youtube.
Q&A How to save money for college students by Matthew Tran
Here are some tips to help any student save while in school!
I got a new job making YouTube videos by Matthew Tran
I talk about the new job I got making YouTube videos for 3 small companies owned by one person. It's very interesting that making YouTube videos is now a skill that's in demand.
US Marines: Reality vs. Expectations by Matthew Tran
Joining the Marines could seem like a good choice for starting your career path, but there are some important things to consider.
Should you do an unpaid internship? by Matthew Tran
Should you do an unpaid internship? Specifically for actors, broadcasters, journalist, singers, songwriters, & producers. What are alternatives to unpaid internships?