ERIC Number: ED042647
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Reference Count: 0
Careers in Atomic Energy, Understanding the Atom Series, Revised.
McIlhenny, Loyce J.
This booklet identifies careers in nuclear energy and suggests preparation for such careers. Suggested are the types of courses in high school and college necessary for work in physical, biological, and veterinary sciences, engineering, medicine, scientific writing, and supporting fields such as nursing and laboratory technology. Brief descriptions of the work of nuclear physicists, nuclear chemists, biologists, geologists, engineers, mathematicians, medical scientists, and doctors, and others in related fields are given. The job opportunities in the United States Government Laboratories, private industry, educational organizations, hospitals, state and local government establishments, and other organizations are listed. Reading lists dealing with sources of financial aid for study and with descriptions of scientific careers are appended. (AL)
U. S. Atomic Energy Commission, P. O. Box 62, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830 (free)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Atomic Energy Commission, Oak Ridge, TN. Div. of Technical Information.