Education and training

Announcements and events for the Young Generation

Series of news and events targeting the young generation, promoted and organised by the NEA and/or its partners.

NEA Data Bank Training Survey

Link: Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) – NEA Data Bank training (

Deadline: 30 September 2022

The NEA Data Bank is working on  the 2023 schedule of training courses on computer programs used in nuclear energy applications. The list can be found at the link above.   In order to gather the general interest in such courses, the NEA Data Bank has launched a survey, available here.

Your feedback will help to organise the courses you need most. It is an unique opportunity to inform the NEA Data Bank about your needs and expectations. Suggestions on potential new courses are also welcome!

Please follow the link provided to enter the survey. For more  information please email Alice Dufresne:


NEA FIDES Internship opportunity

Link: Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) – Framework for Irradiation Experiments (FIDES) (

Deadline: as soon as possible

In the frame of the NEA Framework for Irradiation Experiments (FIDES)  P2M Project, a 6-month internship is available at CEA (France). The position is open to masters of engineering students with interest and experience in fuel performance code modelling. This internship could be used for a master thesis project, if relevant to the candidate. The selected intern will contribute to the design of the experiments in the P2M project, specifically, s/he will help to finalise the plenum volume for the rodlet through calculation of the kinetics of the release of the fission gas release.

Available for download INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION


For more information, please see the attached description and contact: Anaëlle VERNIER – or Syriac BEJAOUI –


DigiDecomm 2022 Young Generation Session and Awards

Link: DigiDECOM 2022 – DECOM (
Deadline: 30 September 2022

DigiDecom 2022 is an international workshop focusing on digital transformation, robotics and other game-changing trends in nuclear decommissioning,  taking place in Halden, Norway, from 18-20 October 2022. The program as well as information about DigiDecom 2022 are available at the link above.

A Young Generation Session is being organised with the opportunity for PhD Students to present their scientific projects. More details about the Call for Abstracts are attached.

Students who submit an outstanding paper will have free access to the event and there are awards for the best posters.

To submit an abstract or to get more information, please contact John Kettler:
 Available for download session guideline and call for abstract 


IAEA Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship Programme

Link: IAEA Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship Programme | IAEA

Deadline: 30 September 2022

The Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship Programme (MSCFP) aims to help increase the number of women in the nuclear field, supporting an inclusive workforce of both men and women who contribute to and drive global scientific and technological innovation.

The Programme aims to inspire and encourage young women to pursue a career in the nuclear field, by providing highly motivated female students with scholarships for Master’s programmes and an opportunity to pursue an internship facilitated by the IAEA.

For more information on how to apply, please go to this page.

International Youth Nuclear Congress (IYNC) survey
Link: World Young Generation in Nuclear Thermometer (
Deadline: 20 November 2022
Any thoughts on your future in the nuclear industry? Participate in the World Young Generation – Nuclear Thermometer!

This survey launched by the IYNC  aims to gather opinions of young professionals and students regarding what the nuclear industry can offer them to enhance their professional growth, and to empower them to face the challenges of the years to come. This survey’s results will help implementing effective policies and providing insights to stakeholders.

Participating in this survey allows you to enter a raffle per region for a prize! IYNC will pay for a certified online course up to 700 USD for the first prize and 300 USD for the second prize.

Please follow the link above to enter the survey. For more  information on the Nuclear Thermometer survey please visit  the International Youth Nuclear Congress‘s pages or email Cristian Vega:


EMSNE Certification

Link: EMSNE Certification – European Nuclear Education Network (

Deadline will be announced soon.


The European Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering (EMSNE) is a Certificate delivered by the European Nuclear Education Network Association, with the endorsement of all its members, in order to certify the highest quality standards of Nuclear Engineering Education and the European dimension pursued achieved by the EMSNE laureate.


The objectives of the European Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering framework are:

  • to certify and secure the highest stardarts of Quality in the Nuclear Education in Europe combining the joint state-of-the-art know-how of the European universities,
  • to ensure the highest Quality of Training provided to European Nuclear students by full use of the unique nuclear research and industrial facilities throughout Europe, towards analytic, resourceful and inventive nuclear engineering,
  • to encourage and develop a common Nuclear Safety Culture throughout Europe,
  • to foster the international exchanges to create a network of nuclear engineers and scientists of different nationalities, aiming to promote the contact and collaboration between students from several countries with different educational views, different nuclear reactor technologies, and different nuclear policies.


Check out if you comply with the requirements at this link: and start preparing your application now. If you are eligible you will be invited to an international conference to receive your certificate!


Please send an email to for more information.