A lifelong environmental champion, Catawba Nuclear Station Environmental Specialist Haley Willis was raised on Ocracoke Island in North Carolina’s Outer Banks, spending her spare time and summers kayaking, swimming and honing her love of the outdoors on...
When she isn’t hiking or road tripping to the next national park on her bucket list, Pickens, South Carolina native Rebecca Hunt spends her time as an auxiliary operator at Duke Energy’s Oconee Nuclear Station in Seneca, S.C.
Since we first started publishing articles on the Nuclear Information Center (NIC) in 2011, the U.S. nuclear energy industry has changed, and the NIC has, too. As a new year approaches, we want to know what you think about the NIC.
Rewarding, noble, exciting, unique. These four words can describe your new career in the nuclear energy industry.
This story first appeared on Duke Energy's storytelling website, illumination. More than 250 college students had the opportunity to intern at Duke Energy this summer, and four did something unexpected for them and new for Duke Energy, too.
Maza’s nuclear energy career almost didn’t happen. But, thanks to a recession, she found her true calling.
Peter Pyron and Josh Wylie no longer wear military uniforms, yet the values and skills they learned while serving our country carry through to roles they support in nuclear energy. While Pyron and Wylie’s journeys are different, they each have a...
There are approximately 166 million people in the United States who play video games, according to the Entertainment Software Association. With so many gamers in America, there are sure to be gamers who have “day jobs” working in nuclear plants. For...
We asked three moms what it’s like as a working parent in the nuclear energy industry and how they can support each other. Here’s what they said.
Creative writing has been a pastime for Christine Johnsen for as long as she can remember. She thought writing would be her career, but a high school chemistry class and the SAT changed her plans.