Automotive Engineering

Selected Resources

The resources below are a combination of general industry information as well as specific job and internship posting sites for this industry. 

Selected Professional Associations

A professional association is an organization of people who have similar career interests. These membership-based organizations often offer a reduced rate for students that allow access to the many resources they provide. Professional association websites can also offer job/internship databases as well as opportunities to find mentors or other contacts.

  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers: A nonprofit membership organization that enables collaboration, knowledge sharing, career enrichment and skills development across engineering disciplines.
  • Automotive Industry Action Group: A nonprofit association originally created to develop recommendations and a framework for the improvement of quality in the North American Automotive Industry.
  • FISITA: The world body for automotive engineering.
  • Human Factors and Ergonomics Society: With a helpful Students section including a guide for preparing for a related career
  • Institution of Mechanical Engineers: A professional engineering institution in the U.K., focusing on Energy, Environment, Transport and Education.
  • OICA: Committed to defending the interests of the vehicle manufacturers, assemblers and importers grouped within their national federation.
  • SAE International: A global association of more than 128,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. With a helpful Student Central section, including awards, competitions and internship links as well as a Career Center for job listings.
  • SIGCHI: The premier international society for professionals, academics and students who are interested in human-technology and human-computer interaction (HCI).
  • United States Council for Automotive Research: The collaborative technology organization of Chrysler Group LLC, Ford Motor Company and General Motors Company.