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MECHANICAL ENGINEER/CEO of BLOSSOM COFFEE: Every day is different.

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Jeremy is Owner/CEO is a Mechanical Engineer that owns of his own company that makes the "perfect cup of coffee." He has worked for many big companies as a mechanical engineer before decided to get into the world of start up companies.

School: Massachusetts Institute of Technology - University of California Santa Barbara
Degree: Mechanical Engineering
Job Title: CEO
Employer: Blossom Coffee

Job Summary: Mechanical Engineers

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Mechanical engineering is one of the broadest engineering disciplines. Mechanical engineers design, develop, build, and test mechanical devices, including tools, engines, and machines.

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$50,000 - $120,000
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Indoor, Office
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Creativity, Mathematical skills, Problem solving skills, Detail oriented, Technical skills, Verbal communication skills, Written communication skills

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m='19110'>was</span> <span m='19370'>in</span> <span m='20750'>Tokyo,</span> <span m='21290'>Japan</span> <span m='22470'>giving</span> <span m='22740'>a</span> <span m='22810'>talk</span> <span m='23140'>about</span> <span m='23470'>connected</span> <span m='23860'>devices.</span> <span m='26070'>Now</span> <span m='26460'>I'm</span> <span m='26750'>working</span> <span m='27060'>on</span> <span m='27330'>some</span> <span m='27520'>materials</span> <span m='28040'>for</span> <span m='28400'>investors.</span> <span m='29250'>So</span> <span m='30140'>every</span> <span m='30360'>day,</span> <span m='31380'>not</span> <span m='31550'>quite</span> <span m='31750'>sure</span> <span m='32150'>what</span> <span m='32310'>to</span> <span m='32400'>expect</span> <span m='32930'>but</span> <span m='33790'>make a</span> <span m='34050'>plan</span> <span m='34430'>and</span> <span m='34600'>do</span> <span m='35020'>your</span> <span m='35190'>best</span> <span m='35490'>to</span> <span m='36830'>do</span> <span m='37000'>what</span> <span m='37200'>your</span> <span m='37300'>plan</span> <span m='37600'>says.</span> </p><p><span m='38640'>So</span> <span m='38770'>I</span> <span m='38820'>graduated</span> <span m='39230'>high</span> <span m='39340'>school</span> <span m='39840'>and</span> <span m='39980'>I</span> <span m='40030'>went</span> <span m='40230'>on</span> <span m='40590'>to</span> <span m='40800'>study</span> <span m='41170'>mechanical</span> <span m='41630'>engineering,</span> <span m='42940'>which</span> <span m='43390'>I</span> <span m='43440'>studied</span> <span m='43900'>at</span> <span m='44360'>the</span> <span m='44970'>Massachusetts</span> <span m='45740'>Institute</span> <span m='46170'>of</span> <span m='46220'>Technology.</span> <span m='47820'>And</span> <span m='48800'>while</span> <span m='49040'>I</span> <span m='49100'>was</span> <span m='49240'>at</span> <span m='49540'>MIT,</span> <span m='50590'>I</span> <span m='51530'>did</span> <span m='51660'>a</span> <span m='51780'>number</span> <span m='52130'>of</span> <span m='52430'>internships</span> <span m='53290'>at</span> <span m='53650'>various</span> <span m='54370'>engineering</span> <span m='54800'>companies.</span> <span m='56610'>Most</span> <span m='57090'>notably,</span> <span m='58070'>I</span> <span m='58270'>worked</span> <span m='58650'>in</span> <span m='58930'>Germany</span> <span m='59390'>at</span> <span m='59540'>BMW.</span> <span m='60460'>I</span> <span m='60560'>worked</span> <span m='60920'>at</span> <span m='61260'>Tesla</span> <span m='61560'>Motors</span> <span m='62990'>as</span> <span m='63180'>an</span> <span m='63260'>intern</span> <span m='63620'>during</span> <span m='63840'>their</span> <span m='64099'>IPO.</span> </p><p><span m='66680'>My</span> <span m='67020'>final</span> <span m='67260'>internship</span> <span m='67750'>was</span> <span m='68800'>at</span> <span m='69070'>Apple</span> <span m='69360'>Computer</span> <span m='70340'>working</span> <span m='70690'>on</span> <span m='70800'>iPad.</span> <span m='71800'>And</span> <span m='72110'>in</span> <span m='72260'>all</span> <span m='72410'>of</span> <span m='72500'>these</span> <span m='73200'>work</span> <span m='73460'>experiences,</span> <span m='74210'>I</span> <span m='74290'>was</span> <span m='74410'>working</span> <span m='74740'>as</span> <span m='75000'>a</span> <span m='75630'>mechanical</span> <span m='76000'>engineer,</span> <span m='76490'>oftentimes</span> <span m='77050'>as</span> <span m='77170'>a</span> <span m='77250'>design</span> <span m='77640'>engineer.</span> <span m='78480'>And</span> <span m='78750'>they</span> <span m='78970'>taught</span> <span m='79210'>me</span> <span m='79460'>a</span> <span m='79540'>lot</span> <span m='79930'>about</span> <span m='80200'>how</span> <span m='80340'>to</span> <span m='80450'>design</span> <span m='80720'>things.</span> </p><p><span m='81930'>I</span> <span m='82000'>think</span> <span m='82160'>the</span> <span m='82260'>most</span> <span m='82570'>important</span> <span m='83020'>lesson</span> <span m='83600'>I've</span> <span m='83810'>had</span> <span m='84490'>along</span> <span m='84810'>this</span> <span m='84970'>path</span> <span m='85320'>is</span> <span m='85550'>that</span> <span m='86320'>there</span> <span m='86580'>is</span> <span m='86700'>nobody</span> <span m='86990'>else</span> <span m='87380'>who</span> <span m='87500'>knows</span> <span m='87770'>more</span> <span m='88010'>than</span> <span m='88160'>you</span> <span m='88310'>do.</span> <span m='90630'>Some</span> <span m='90820'>people</span> <span m='91070'>might</span> <span m='91260'>have</span> <span m='91410'>information</span> <span m='91970'>that</span> <span m='92080'>you</span> <span m='92210'>don't,</span> <span m='93130'>but</span> <span m='93850'>the</span> <span m='94000'>people</span> <span m='94330'>out</span> <span m='94490'>there</span> <span m='94730'>who</span> <span m='94870'>are</span> <span m='95360'>designing</span> <span m='95900'>iPads</span> <span m='96470'>and</span> <span m='96720'>Tesla</span> <span m='96970'>Model</span> <span m='97250'>S's</span> <span m='97700'>and</span> <span m='97800'>BMWs,</span> <span m='99280'>they're</span> <span m='99970'>great</span> <span m='100220'>people,</span> <span m='100590'>they're</span> <span m='100855'>hardworking</span> <span m='101120'>people</span> <span m='101490'>and</span> <span m='101550'>they</span> <span m='101610'>have</span> <span m='101980'>fantastic</span> <span m='102580'>teams</span> <span m='103010'>and</span> <span m='103190'>resources</span> <span m='103670'>behind</span> <span m='104040'>them,</span> <span m='104970'>but</span> <span m='105690'>they're</span> <span m='105850'>still</span> <span m='106020'>people.</span> <span m='107350'>They're</span> <span m='107550'>people</span> <span m='107840'>just</span> <span m='108060'>like</span> <span m='108240'>you</span> <span m='108360'>and</span> <span m='108460'>me.</span> <span m='109210'>And</span> <span m='110350'>I</span> <span m='110390'>think</span> <span m='110540'>once</span> <span m='110730'>you</span> <span m='110850'>realize</span> <span m='111280'>that,</span> <span m='111900'>it's</span> <span m='112140'>kind</span> <span m='112330'>of</span> <span m='112410'>freeing</span> <span m='112970'>to</span> <span m='113540'>believe</span> <span m='113940'>that</span> <span m='114110'>your</span> <span m='114290'>own</span> <span m='114590'>dreams</span> <span m='115060'>can</span> <span m='115260'>become</span> <span m='115510'>reality,</span> <span m='116340'>and</span> <span m='116530'>that</span> <span m='116840'>if</span> <span m='116970'>you</span> <span m='117120'>put</span> <span m='117360'>one</span> <span m='117530'>foot</span> <span m='117690'>in</span> <span m='117760'>front</span> <span m='117920'>of</span> <span m='117990'>another,</span> <span m='118320'>you</span> <span m='118460'>can</span> <span m='118620'>create</span> <span m='119140'>something</span> <span m='119480'>like</span> <span m='119750'>you</span> <span m='119880'>see</span> <span m='120810'>in</span> <span m='120920'>other</span> <span m='121070'>places</span> <span m='121730'>around</span> <span m='122020'>you.</span> </p><p><span m='124112'>Well,</span> <span m='124570'>I</span> <span m='124660'>like</span> <span m='124950'>the</span> <span m='125390'>freedom</span> <span m='126320'>and</span> <span m='126430'>independence.</span> <span m='127230'>I</span> <span m='127340'>like</span> <span m='127570'>the</span> <span m='127700'>ability</span> <span m='129699'>to</span> <span m='130470'>be</span> <span m='130660'>able</span> <span m='130910'>to</span> <span m='132060'>create</span> <span m='132520'>something</span> <span m='132810'>that</span> <span m='132910'>really</span> <span m='133100'>matters</span> <span m='133490'>to</span> <span m='133580'>me.</span> <span m='134560'>And</span> <span m='134710'>I</span> <span m='134730'>like</span> <span m='134990'>the</span> <span m='135090'>feeling</span> <span m='135540'>that</span> <span m='136550'>all</span> <span m='136810'>the</span> <span m='136880'>decisions</span> <span m='137190'>that</span> <span m='137500'>I</span> <span m='137620'>make</span> <span m='137940'>are</span> <span m='138630'>my</span> <span m='138800'>decisions</span> <span m='139560'>and</span> <span m='139910'>that</span> <span m='141510'>at</span> <span m='141690'>the</span> <span m='141800'>end</span> <span m='141930'>of</span> <span m='141990'>the</span> <span m='142090'>line,</span> <span m='143500'>I'm</span> <span m='143640'>the</span> <span m='143730'>one</span> <span m='143880'>making</span> <span m='144100'>the</span> <span m='144170'>call.</span> </p><p><span m='145730'>But</span> <span m='146250'>I</span> <span m='146380'>think</span> <span m='146520'>that's</span> <span m='146690'>also</span> <span m='146970'>my</span> <span m='147200'>biggest</span> <span m='147600'>dislike</span> <span m='148570'>is</span> <span m='148800'>that</span> <span m='149980'>when</span> <span m='150120'>you're</span> <span m='150220'>running</span> <span m='150430'>your</span> <span m='150570'>own</span> <span m='150700'>business</span> <span m='151170'>and</span> <span m='151600'>you're</span> <span m='151730'>starting</span> <span m='152070'>your own</span> <span m='152230'>company,</span> <span m='152980'>there's</span> <span m='153140'>nowhere</span> <span m='153340'>to</span> <span m='153390'>hide.</span> <span m='154790'>There's</span> <span m='154960'>no</span> <span m='155040'>one</span> <span m='155140'>else</span> <span m='155320'>to</span> <span m='155430'>blame</span> <span m='155780'>for</span> <span m='155940'>something</span> <span m='156170'>that</span> <span m='156280'>happens.</span> <span m='157480'>So</span> <span m='157610'>you</span> <span m='157830'>really</span> <span 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