With the school year in full swing, Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) staff is back in the classroom, speaking with students of all ages. This fall, students from the Fleming College Environmental Technology program, Loyalist College Radiation Safety program and UOIT Nuclear Engineering program visited the Historic Waste Management Office to learn about the Port Hope Area Initiative (PHAI) and get a first-hand look at the careers in science and technology they are preparing for. CNL staff also travelled to Fleming College’s Frost Campus in Lindsay as part of the school’s Career Series to talk about the PHAI and future career opportunities.
During these engagements, CNL staff provided an overview of the Port Hope and Port Granby projects, describing how historic low-level radioactive waste will be cleaned up, safely transported and stored at future long-term waste management facilities to be built in each community.
At each session, students had the opportunity to speak one-on-one with CNL staff to ask questions and learn more about their experiences in transitioning from classroom to workplace, and how they have applied the skills and knowledge they developed at school to their work at CNL.
As part of a comprehensive Public Information Program, CNL speaks with students of all ages and academic fields about project progress and the specialized knowledge, skills and technology involved in Canada’s largest environmental remediation project.
To request a PHAI presentation or workshop contact us at [email protected] or call 905.885.0291.