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Nuclear Engineering Technology Program

   Field Experience



Following Semester 2, students may be eligible to participate in a ten-week (forty hours per week) compensated and evaluated field experience at the Perry Nuclear Power Plant in Perry, Ohio, or Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station in Beaver Falls, PA. Students will be exposed to a variety of specializations within the nuclear power plant, and will utilize the skills learned during their first two semesters. At this time, the Summer Internship is paid. Field experience typically begins in June and ends in August.


Program Tuition & Lab Fees

Tuition, lab fees, and books could be $3,500 per year. See the Lakeland online schedule and Course Catalog for additional details. Information regarding financial aid can be obtained by calling Lakeland at 440-525-7070.

Potential Employment

Based on a student's grades, skills, and attitude, employment opportunities may exist with FirstEnergy upon graduation. The current starting salary range is very competitive. Overtime is also compensated.

FirstEnergy offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits package including: health and dental care, life insurance, pension plan, 401k plan (including Company matching program), as well as continuing education reimbursement. FirstEnergy also provides a competitive compensation package designed to recognize and reward growth and performance that achieves individual, group, and corporate objectives.

   Company Profile

FirstEnergy Corp. Is a registered holding company headquartered in Akron, Ohio. Its seven electric utility operating companies comprise the nation's 4th largest investor-owned electric system, serving 4.3 million customers within 36,100 square miles of Ohio, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company (FENOC) is a wholly owned subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp of Akron, Ohio. FENOC oversees the operation of the Davis Besse Nuclear Power Station in Oak Harbor, Ohio, the Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania and the Perry Nuclear Power Plant in Perry, Ohio.

Here's a brief look at FirstEnergy:
4.3 million customers
36,100 square-mile service area in Ohio, Pennsylvania and New Jersey
More than $12 billion in annual revenues
More than $38 billion in assets
Approximately 13,000 mega watts of generating capacity
14,700 miles of transmission lines
103 interconnections with 14 electric systems

   For More Information
Hiram Reppert, Assistant Professor,
Chair, Nuclear Engineering Technology Department
   Further Information About Nuclear Power
American Nuclear Society

Nuclear Energy Institute

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