Michelle Mason
Michelle Mason
Mechanical Engineer
Los Angeles, CA

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I graduated from San Francisco State University in 2012 with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. While in college, I played Division II soccer and obsessed over fashion magazines and modeling. Currently, I work at a non-profit program management company as a mechanical engineer.

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  • Rajvi, Rutgers University, New Brunswick asked Michelle Mason

    Added Friday, August 19, 2016 at 4:10 PM

    What classes in college seemed useful for your career. Especially, which classes outside of the curriculum (ones that you chose) helped you. What do you suggest to young engineers in college who want to know what industry jobs are like. Thanks Rajvi
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  • Rachel, Greenville, SC asked Michelle Mason

    Added Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 5:23 PM

    Hi! I'm a freshman in high school, and I think I'm interested in mechanical engineering. However, I'm somewhat hesitant, because I don't know if I'll like everything that mechanical engineering will entail. I'm not talking about math or physics skills (I know it requires a lot of this already), but the actual job details. Can you tell me about a day in your life as a mechanical engineer? I've seen vague answers before (like "I design stuff" or "I build stuff"), but I'm curious to know exactly ...
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    Answered Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 5:23 PM

    Thanks for your question Rachel.  I've posted a "Day in the Life" profile so you can read about my day there.

  • Mary, Huntsville, AL

    Added Monday, November 11, 2013 at 1:32 PM

    Hello, My name is Mary and I am writing you because you are one of the few fashionistas AND engineers! I spent three years pursuing a business degree, only to find out that I do not take much interest in what it offers anymore. Instead, my life has taken a whole 360 turn, and I've decided to go into mechanical engineering. I feel more passionate and excited when seeing myself as a girly girl, yet taking on a challenge that most girls would turn from. My wish is to inspire MANY other girls like ...
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    Answered Monday, November 11, 2013 at 1:32 PM
    Hi Mary,
    I'm sure it took a lot of time and courage to come to your decision to switch career paths, so good for you!
    The experience I had in pursuing my degree was nothing like you are imagining.  In fact, it is hard for me to see a school that ...
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