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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.
Math and science education is essential to maintaining our standard of living. Ensuring a reliable workforce and science-literate society provides opportunities to save lives, improve our environment, and to understand our world.

There are many exciting and rewarding career opportunities in nuclear science and technology. Nuclear engineers command the 3rd highest median income among the engineering professions at $102,000/year. More professionals in this field are needed domestically and internationally.

Nuclear careers exist in the areas of medicine, manufacturing, agriculture, security and energy. Many nuclear professionals are retiring and need to transfer their knowledge to the next generation of experts.

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Last updated April 15, 2013, 3:32pm CDT.

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