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Nuclear Engineering

What is Nuclear Engineering? Related Careers
Related Skills Job & Internship Search Links
Career Planning Links Professional Association Links
Miscellaneous Links OSU Department of Nuclear Engineering & Radiation Health Physics

What is Nuclear Engineering?

According to Princeton University, Nuclear Engineering is "the branch of engineering concerned with the design and construction and operation of nuclear reactors."

Related Careers

Aerospace Engineer

Mechanical Engineer

Architectural Engineer

Mining & Geological Engineer

Automotive Engineer

Nanotechnology Engineer


Nuclear Engineer

Chemical Engineer

Nuclear Technician

Civil Engineer

Petroleum Engineer



Electric Utilities Specialist

Power Plant Control Center Engineer

Electrical Engineering Technician


Engineering Manager

Project Engineer

Food & Water Safety Specialist

Quality Engineer

Industrial Safety & Health Engineer

Reactor Systems Operations Supervisor

Marine Architect

Research Engineer

Materials Engineer

Transportation Engineer

Related Skills

Active Listening Skills

Decision Making and Judgment Abilities

Operation Monitoring Skills

Communication Skills (Oral & Written)

Enjoy Learning

Strong Background in Engineering Principles and Science

Critical Thinking Skills

Mathematical Abilities

Team Player

Job & Internship Search Links

USAJobs.gov - check out the Students and Recent Grads section and the Federal Occupations by College Major for a listing of job titles related to your major.

Idaho National Laboratory- Partner of OSU

Career Builder

UK Engineering Recruitment

Nuclear Engineering Jobs

Siemens USA Careers

SAE Career Center

Career Planning Links

Occupational Outlook Handbook -  The following links also provide a summary of the career, what they do, the work environment, how to become one, the job outlook, similar occupations and contacts for more information.

Explore Careers in Engineering

Nuclear Engineering Resources

Professional Association Links

American Nuclear Society - Seek information on memberships, careers, and information about the ANS.

Nuclear Energy Institute

SAE International

American Society for Engineering Education

American Association of Engineering Societies

Society of Women Engineers

National Society of Black Engineers

Miscellaneous Links

Nuclear Engineering News

Best Nuclear Engineering Programs

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