James Taylor 
2657 You've Got a Friend Ave. 
Somewhere, CT 06677 

To obtain an entry-level position requiring strong analytical and organizational skills in the engineering department.

University of North Carolina at Charlotte 
School of Engineering 
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, May 2001 
Honors: Daniel M. Joseph Prize in Mechanical Engineering, 2001 

Co-op engineer, Ford Motor Corp., Detroit, MI, Spring 2001 
Worked on advanced test project that involved mechanical design, CAD/CAM composites technology, automobile structures, and coordination among project groups. 

Mini-Baja Team Participant, Univ. of North Carolina, Fall 2000. 
Worked on six-member team of students to design and build a miniature stock car for competition in National Society of Automotive Engineers competition. Our car won. 

Intern, General Motors Corp., Detroit, MI, Summer 2000 
Assisted in experimental and literature research, prepared figures and data for technical papers, and computed engineering calculations. 

Assistant Mechanic, Dewey's Garage, Trumbull, CT, Summer 1999. 
Performed oil changes, tire rotations, radiator flushes, troubleshooting problems with customers' cars. 

Related Course Work
Thermodynamics, deformable solids, statics, materials science, basic circuits, fluids mechanics, controls, heat transfer, vibrations, statistics, design, turbomachinery, automotive structural design.

Computer Skills
CAD, AutoCAD, MathCAD, C++, Word, Access, Excel.

President, Society of Automotive Engineers, campus chapter, Fall 2000-present 
Peer tutor 
Intramural baseball, 1998-2001 
Intramural basketball, 1998-2001