Rewarding, noble, exciting, unique. These four words can describe your new career in the nuclear energy industry.
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.
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.
As summer ends for our nuclear interns, we asked them to reflect on their experience at Duke Energy.
Our interns are back this summer for another series of posts about their experiences working with our nuclear team.
It may not have been as revolutionary as a worldwide techie conference, but this year’s Nuclear Energy Assembly (NEA) did showcase the latest innovative practices in the nuclear energy industry.
When it came to careers, Joe Donahue had two choices: professional hockey player or engineer. In need of a steady career, Donahue applied the same methodical approach he used in hockey to his other passion: engineering.
It takes a team to operate our nuclear fleet around-the-clock, including many types of engineers. For National Engineers Week, we’re celebrating the diverse backgrounds of those engineers who help keep our plants running.
Click here to see a larger version. Oconee Nuclear Station, along with several other nuclear stations, was featured in a special edition of the trade magazine, Nuclear Engineering in April of 1970. While the drawing does not wholly reflect the final ...