What are the chances of getting employed with a bachelor's degree in nuclear engineering?
I'm living in Canada, doing my grade 12 studies. Next year I want to do Bachelor's degree in Nuclear Engineering at UOIT, Oshawa. So, I would be done my degre by 2014, i believe. What is the demand of nuclear engineers in Canada or around the whole world. How much is their salary from the start? THANK YOU.
Asked By: Harman - 11/1/2008
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I'm in the U.S. so I don't have much to say about Canada, but Nuclear Engineering programs have been on a downward spiral for decades due to crushing restrictions and public hostility to the industry (not deserved, only due to ignorance). Now that the nuclear industry is poised to be the "hero" of the global warming... More
Answered By: tj3f3rsn - 11/2/2008
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My cousin has worked at a nuclear plant in Sydney and is doing his PhD in nuclear physics at the moment, I think the work for him is more in research, I am not sure if being a nuclear engineer is different but any kind of trained engineers tend to be able to earn good money, my fiance has a double degree in electrical... More
Answered By: Amanda!! - 11/1/2008
VERY GOOD, especially if you want to work for the Federal Government. The DOE and DOD both have extensive needs for Nuclear engineers right now. The U.S. Navy actively seeks Nuclear trained people for their submarine fleet. Other branches also have a need for Nuclear troops. There is good pay in the Nuclear field... More
Answered By: Foofighter - 11/1/2008
I'm 22 years old and I graduated from UOIT's Nuc.Eng program in 2007... More
Answered By: mr_nice_guy1125 - 11/1/2008
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