Graduation Gift Ideas for Engineers

Know someone graduating with a degree in engineering? Want to get them a gift they won’t forget? Our list of graduation gift ideas for engineers will help you find a present that they’ll love! From practical gifts that any engineer can use on the job to meaningful gifts that they’ll appreciate, we have it all!


Beats Studio Pro - Wireless Bluetooth Noise Cancelling Headphones - Personalized Spatial Audio, USB-C Lossless Audio, Apple & Android Compatibility, Up to 40 Hours Battery Life - Black

This thoughtful gift is perfect for both work and home!

With up to 40 hours of battery life, these Beats Studio Pros are noise-canceling and deliver great quality audio. They’re compatible with both Apple and Android devices and are available in four different colors.

They’re perfect for use at work, in the gym, on the bus, and more!

Mechanical Pencil

uni Core Keeps Sharp Mechanical Pencil, Gun Metallic (M510171P.43)

Need an affordable gift that will be practical? Consider a high quality mechanical pencil!

These high quality Uni Core mechanical pencils are the preferred pencils of many engineers. They write well and are available in both silver and gun metallic.

Complete this gift by giving a set or including a card or notebook!

Laser Tape Measure

BOSCH GLM100-23 100ft Laser Measure with Backlit Display,

This gift is perfect for any engineer!

A Bosch laser tape measure comes in both 65″ and 100″ length varieties. It’s small and portable and will fit perfectly in a pocket or a bag.

This practical gift can be used both at home and at work!

Portable Monitor

KYY Portable Monitor 15.6inch 1080P FHD USB-C, HDMI Computer Display HDR IPS Gaming Monitor w/Premium Smart Cover & Screen Protector, Speakers, for Laptop PC MAC Phone PS4 Xbox Switch

Help them work on the go with a portable monitor!

This portable monitor is 15.6 inches and fits in most laptop bags so that they can easily work while on site. As a bonus, it can also be hooked up to Xboxes and PlayStations for easy, on-the-go gaming.

This practical gift will make their life so much easier!

The Unwritten Laws of Engineering

The Unwritten Laws of Engineering

The Unwritten Laws of Engineering is a classic must-have for any engineer!

Written as a compilation of professional code, advice for dealing with executives and more, this book is great for any engineering graduate who will be entering the work force.

This classic gift is affordable but thoughtful, so it makes for a wonderful present.

Diploma Frame

ELSKER&HOME 8.5x11 Certificate Frame - Classic Black Color Frame - Displays Diploma 8.5x11 Inch with Mat - 11x14 Inch Without Mat - For Document/Photo(Double Mat - Matte Black with Gold Rim)

Give the graduate a gift that will show off their accomplishments!

A diploma frame is a classic gift for a good reason. This one includes a mat and a gold frame and can be hung on a wall.

With so many different diploma frames you can pick from, this is an affordable gift that they’ll love!


Kynup Digital Caliper, 8 Inch Caliper Measuring Tool with Stainless Steel, IP54 Splash Proof Protection Design, Easy Switch from Inch Metric Fraction, Large LCD Screen (200mm)

Every engineer needs a good set of calipers!

Available in four different sizes, these Kynup calipers are stainless steel and electric, so they’re perfect for engineers.

If you want a practical gift that they can actually use, then these calipers are sure to be a hit!

Personalized Pen

Personalized Pen - Graduation Gifts for Engineers

A personalized pen makes a great gift for anyone, but especially a graduating engineering student!

Engraved with their name, these pens come in a variety of styles. You can pick between several fonts for a truly personalized gift they’ll love.

This gift will make them feel like a true professional at work!

3D Printer Pen

MYNT3D Super 3D Pen, 1.75mm ABS and PLA Compatible 3D Printing Pen

This is a fun gift that’s unlike anything else they’ll recieve!

A 3D printer pen allows them to create almost anything with just their pen. It’s refillable and rechargable, so it will last for years to come.

If you’re searching for a fun gift, then this is it!

College Town Whiskey Glass

College Town Whiskey Glass - Graduation Gift Ideas for Engineers

After spending four years in their college town, they might be sad to leave it! Celebrate the time spent there with a custom College Town Whiskey Glass.

Simply input the name of their college town and a map will be etched on a glass whiskey glass.

To make this gift even better, consider adding a bottle of their favorite whiskey!

Open Face Watch

Fossil Men's Townsman Automatic Stainless Steel and Leather Three-Hand Skeleton Watch, Color: Black, Cognac (Model: ME3098)

Looking for a thoughtful gift that they’ll love? Consider an open face watch!

This beautiful watch shows the gears so they can see the watch as it works. It’s made of stainless steel and includes a leather strap. There are

With so many choices available, you can find a watch that they’ll love!

Weatherproof Notebooks

Rite In The Rain All-Weather Side-Spiral Notebook, 4 5/8" x 7", Tan Cover, Universal Pattern (No. 973T)

Searching for an affordable but practical gift? Consider gifting them weatherproof notebooks!

Available in several styles, including with grids and lines, these weatherproof notebooks can survive encounters with rain, sweat, and more! They’re perfect for taking notes while on site.

If they will be out in the field at all, then this weatherproof notebook might be a great gift!

Gear Cufflinks

Gear Cufflinks - Graduation Gifts for Engineers

These cufflinks are the perfect meaningful gift for any engineer!

Pick from gold, silver, or black and add their initials for a personalized touch. They actually move and will enchant any engineer.

This thoughtful gift is perfect for formal wear and unlike anything else they’ll receive!

Funny Engineering Coffee Mug

MAUAG Funny Engineer Coffee Mug Unique Idea, Trust Me, I'm an Engineer Ceramic Cup White, 11 Oz

Who doesn’t need some caffeine in the morning? A funny coffee mug makes a great gift for any engineer!

While there are so many to pick from, I love this one that reads “Trust Me, I’m an Engineer. Let’s just assume I’m right.” It fits all the engineers I know!

Complete this gift with their favorite tea or coffee (or a nice sampling set if you don’t know their preferred brand)!

Machinery’s Handbook

Machinery's Handbook Toolbox

This is a practical gift that will be useful in their career or further education!

The Machinery’s Handbook is a complete reference tool for engineers of all types.

As a sturdy hardcover book, this is a gift that they’ll use regularly.

Gear Earrings

Gear Earrings - Graduation Gift Ideas for Engineers

These earrings are a great way to celebrate their graduation as an engineering major!

Handmade of wood, these earrings are unique and unlike any other gift they’ll receive. The gears even move!

Pair these earrings with more gear jewelry for a full set that she’ll love.


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