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.
From collecting garbage to performing lawn maintenance to working on a farm, one thing unifies Will Hamilton's personal and professional history: a passion for the great outdoors.
A lot of people don’t realize Kevin Houston's organization exists. But, as the manager of fuel supply within Nuclear Fuels Engineering, he plays a critical role in generating clean, reliable electricity.
Richard Pierce has been many things throughout his life: a Marine, a security officer, a father and now, at 50 years old, a Mustang.
It’s no secret many of our nuclear workers are also military veterans. But, some continue to serve their country while also powering their communities.