Hello everyone, I am new here and this is my first post. I am in my early 30's and I am a senior in mechanical engineering. I will be graduating in December of this year and I want to make the most of the time I have left in school. I am also looking to have an edge, since I am older than most people in my graduating class. So this post is specifically to those who hire engineers. Beyond the normal things you expect to see on a resume, what are some specific skills you look for when hiring an engineer. If you could, when naming skills, please describe what you expect that person to do with that skill? For example, you may expect a person to be able to use excel to create pivot tables. Here, excel would be the skill and creating pivot tables would be the capability. In addition, if you could highlight skills or experience you would find desirable in a new engineer specific to your industry, that would be great. Another example, you may work for a robotics company and you would prefer someone that has experience with SolidWorks and is able to create 3D models of robotic hands. The plan is to pick some of the answers given here, learn them, and add them to my resume. Thank you in advance for your time and I look forward to hearing from you all!