Graduate Career Opportunities

Nuclear engineers work in the areas of nuclear regulation and enforcement, nuclear reactor design, plant licensing and operation, radioactive waste disposal, radiation protection, and applications of radioisotopes in industry, medicine and research. Examples of applications in industry and medicine are:

  1. Imaging devices
  2. Radiation therapy
  3. Oil well logging
  4. Thickness and density gauges
  5. Radiation detectors
  6. Food irradiation