1. Not finding help here? Sign up for a free 30min tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Engineering Nuclear engineering career guidance help

  1. May 24, 2016 #1
    hi, I am a second year nuclear engineering student.

    can a nuclear engineer work in a particles accelerator, or in a synchrotron.If yes in what nuclear fields should I specify ?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. May 24, 2016 #2

    DrSteve

    User Avatar
    Gold Member

    Absolutely. Do you mean study in graduate school?
     
  4. May 25, 2016 #3
    yeah in graduate, and in undergraduate what courses should i focus on ? like my graduation project thesis ? Radiation /thermal hydraulics/ incore / materials ?
     
  5. May 25, 2016 #4

    DrSteve

    User Avatar
    Gold Member

    How about keeping it simple.

    Could you also clarify your long-term interests? Do you want to be a synchotron/accelerator operator? Do you want to build them? Design them? Or run experiments at them as a research scientist?

    Can you attach course offerings from your department?
     
  6. May 26, 2016 #5
    Most likely operating them.The thing is what we are taking is pure engineering stuff way far from nuclear physics even though I took 2 courses about nuclear physics the rest of courses are about Radiation Shielding Thermal hydraulics Nuclear theory Dose incore and safety
     
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Have something to add?
Draft saved Draft deleted



Similar Discussions: Nuclear engineering career guidance help
Loading...