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Find Your Pathway to a Career in Nuclear

See yourself in a nuclear career and learn how to get there! Check out these interviews and profiles of nuclear researchers, nuclear science and technology professionals, and trade and craftspeople making a positive impact on the world.

Highlighting Women in Trade and Craft Careers

Jennifer Jackson (Idaho National Laboratory) and Abigail Bowman (Savannah River Nuclear Solutions) discussed trade careers in nuclear and Department of Energy, Office of Nuclear Energy training and internship programs. We also heard from graduates of those programs—women working in nuclear trades right now.

See It, Be It: Sail Into a Career in Nuclear!

Military service can provide a proven pathway to careers in nuclear science and technology. This event featured speakers from diverse backgrounds discussing their career goals and United States Navy experience.

See It, Be It: Pathways to Nuclear Careers

An expert panel including representatives from government, corporate, and military organizations provided an overview of the range of careers offered in nuclear science and technology.

Life Sciences

Nuclear science provides unique solutions to problems in life sciences. Hear Katherina Stapelmann, assistant professor of nuclear engineering at North Carolina State University, discuss her research with plasmas and career in nuclear.

Nuclear Energy

Nuclear energy provides clean, reliable electricity available around the clock. Sarah Camba Lynn, an engineering manager at Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant in Glen Rose, TX, talked about her work in nuclear energy.

New Nuclear Technologies

Marci Shelton, a senior nuclear engineer at SHINE Technologies LLC currently works on producing radioisotopes for applications in medicine, such as cancer therapy and imaging. She talked about her work with SHINE and her background in the nuclear industry.

Deep Space

Space colonies will need electricity--and lots of it. Patrick McClure, Chief Operating Officer of Space Nuclear Power Group (SpaceNukes), chatted about his career in nuclear science and Space Nukes' innovative power solutions for exploration and colonization.

See It, Be It webinars were made possible by a generous grant from Constellation.

Career Profiles

Radiochemist, Fuels Reliability Engineer, Professor...these are just a few of the titles that represent unexpected pathways and disciplines you might not think of when you think nuclear science. Read about what it's like to keep the nation's nuclear materials safe, develop medical breakthroughs, and help generate clean energy.

Careers in Nuclear Are for Everyone

You don’t need a lab coat or a calculator to work in nuclear science and technology. In nuclear, you can find rewarding, meaningful work no matter your background or interests. There are jobs for people with certifications and high school diplomas as well as college degrees of all levels, from associate to Ph.D. Download our nuclear careers brochure to learn more.

Last modified April 12, 2024, 1:03pm CDT