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An educated work force in nuclear science and technology plays a vital and growing role in maintaining and improving our daily lives.
Students from middle school through college have opportunities to explore the challenges presented in selecting nuclear science and engineering as a field of study and career. It is expected that for most individuals the words “nuclear engineering” will immediately imply nuclear power electrical production, but that is only part of the story.
If you have imagination, initiative, and the desire to succeed, you could join the many achievers who have used the atom to make the world better.
For information on salaries for any of these careers, you may want to check the U.S. Department of Labor: Occupational Outlook Handbook.
There have been many famous scientists and discoverers in nuclear history. Here is a brief history of those who have paved the way.Learn More
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