Nuclear Engineer

Zachary Le-2nd hour science

Career Overview

Nuclear Engineers study different ways to use radioactive material to make nuclear energy

What Do You Need To Suceed

Good classes to take in high school are Chemistry, Physics, Calculus. As far as college, I would need a Master's Degree

Cost Of Education

University of Madison: $10,399 per year. How much will your total tuition be for however long it takes you to get your degree? $62,394. Grand total cost of going to college (housing, food, gas, clothing, and tuition)$ 89,760

  • housing for amount of time in college $14,400
  • food/groceries for the amount of time I will be in college $7,200
  • gas money for travelling/helping pay for carpooling during time at college $3,360
  • clothing money for time at college $1,000
  • total tuition for total time at college $72,000

Helpful Organizations

American Nuclear Society

American Society for Engineering Education

Pros And Cons

  • Unique job
  • Good pay
  • College is near home(if you live in Wisconsin)
  • Might be called at random times
  • Very expensive for college


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