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Mechanical Engineering, Master

Job and career

Job and career

As a graduate from the Design of Mechanical Systems specialisation at Aalborg University, you will typically be employed in a company where you can take part in the technological development and research, and where you provide technical management of development projects.

Your work tasks may include:

  • Product development
  • Optimising products, processes and production systems
  • Research
  • Consulting
  • Technical development as e.g. project manager

Problem based learning and working in groups during your study programme will give you many useful skills that make you an attractive candidate on the job market. You know how to approach a problem and solve it in collaboration with other people, which is often how things are done in the “real world”.

Possible places of employment:

  • Consultancies
  • Industrial companies
  • A company’s research and development department
  • Universities as a PhD student



Career guidance at AAU

The AAU Careers Centre can help you with your career planning and establishment of contacts in the business world.

Due to language barriers it can be difficult to find a relevant student job, and you cannot expect to get one. However, project collaboration can give you experience and network as well.

Learn more on the careers centre homepage