Nuclear Engineer

By: Sam Kerscher

Career Overview

Nuclear Engineers study ways to use nuclear energy to make advances in science and technology.


What you need to get this job.

To get this job you must have at least a bachelors degree(4 years of college). Some classes that would be helpful in high school would be: “Calculus,Chemistry,Physics, Statistics and Probability,Technical Writing, and Trigonometry/Advanced Algebra.” (WisCareers)


Tuition per year.

$9,672 at the University of Wisconsin


Total tuition to get this degree.

$38,688 at the University of Wisconsin


Total cost of tuition, housing, food/groceries and gas money?

$84,368


Will you need loans after you leave college?

Yes because I will need money to pay off student loans.


Will you need a part-time job to help with costs?

Yes, because I will need money to pay for groceries, gas, and help to pay off student loans.

In this career will you be getting paid enough money while still having fun in this career?

Yes, because in this career you get paid a good amount of money and you have fun experimenting on things.


Websites associated with this occupation.

Three Pros and Two Cons

Pros:

1) You get paid a good amount of money.

2) It is a very exciting and interesting career.

3) You can become very smart and learn a lot in this career.


Cons:

1) It can be a very dangerous job.

2) It might take a while to pay off my student loans because the college is expensive.




Sources

wiscareers.wisc.edu


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Nuclear Engineer