Nuclear engineers study the production of nuclear energy and its applications in the fields of electricity, medical treatment, and other scientific research.
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Welcome to your first day on the job! Watch this video to see what a day in the life of a Nuclear Engineer is like.
Want to know what it’s like to work in a nuclear power plant? Explore the parts of a pressurized water reactor with this simulator from the Nuclear Institute. Think you have what it takes to run a nuclear reactor for a day? Once you’re familiar with the parts, use this interactive game to control your own power plant. Read the instructions carefully, as these machines are very complicated. Be careful of nuclear meltdown!