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Nuclear engineers research and develop the processes, instruments, and systems used to get benefits from nuclear energy and radiation. Many of these engineers find industrial and medical uses for radioactive materials—for example, in equipment used in medical diagnosis and treatment. Nuclear engineers typically work in offices; however, their work setting varies with the industry in which they are employed, For example, those employed by power generation and supply companies work in power plants.

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