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.
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.
Martin Isoler benefited from growing up in a nuclear plant community. But nothing could prepare him for his first day as a nuclear plant intern.
It was 1969. The Beatles staged their last public performance. The Boeing 747 debuted. The average income was $8,550. Apollo 11 landed on the moon. And two months before Woodstock, an 18-year-old graduated from Charlotte’s West Mecklenburg High School on Wednesday, went to work for Duke Power the following Monday.
No matter what your job is, chances are you had some help getting to where you are today. In the nuclear industry, mentoring not only helps individuals grow as professionals, but also serves as an effective way to transfer complex technical knowledge.
One of the unique aspects of commercial nuclear power in the U.S., is the regulatory role of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and its resident inspectors.
At 8:30 a.m., 20 millennials eagerly awaited instructions from senior reactor operators at McGuire Nuclear Station. After a brief demonstration, several engineers, most of who had never been in a nuclear control room before, assumed their positions at the controls.
Our interns are back this summer for another series of posts about their experiences working with our nuclear team.