George’s Energy Adventure Now Digitally Available

George’s Energy Adventure is now digitally available for free!  If you’ve had the chance to read the book to a classroom or share with family and friends, this digital version is a great opportunity to help expand the reach of George’s adventure.  Please share with anyone who think may be interested!

Full Link: https://books.apple.com/us/book/georges-energy-adventure/id1484589394

The book is also available in hard copy on Amazon for a limited time.

If you have any questions, please contact adventure@naygn.org.

Reminder: 2020 Career Report Survey Now Open

The 2019 Career Survey is now open! The results of the survey will be used to generate the NAYGN 2020 Career Report.  This report goes out to the industry as well as the public and is used to assess the health of the young nuclear workforce.  The survey focuses on several areas of interest, such as; demographics, salary, career satisfaction, job importance vs. satisfaction, professional development, nuclear outlook, and NAYGNsatisfaction.

Survey participants will be entered into a raffle for amazing prizes including an Amazon Echo Dot, Fire TV Stick, and Ring Video Doorbell! All participants who complete the survey before Thanksgiving will be provided 2 entries to the raffle!

Use the survey link below! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NAYGN2019CareerSurvey

The survey should take between 10 – 15 minutes to finish.  Please plan to complete the survey no later than Friday, December 20.

See the 2018 Career Report here:  https://naygn.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/2018-NAYGN-Career-Report-Final-Issue.pdf

All previous Reports can be found here: https://naygn.org/resources/naygn-org-documents/

If you have any questions, please contact benchmarking@naygn.org.

Reminder: High School Essay Contest

Our High School essay contest is underway!  Please share this information with your local schools.

Eligibility:  High School Student (Grades 9-12)

Due Date:  December 15, 2019

Essay Prompt:  Research energy sources and space colonization.  Propose an informed energy solution that allows for human habitation on Mars and can provide reliable electricity to sustain life and advance science.  Proposed energy solution should consider the potential challenges and the energy requirements of the very remote community.

Requirements:

  • In this essay, define baseload and intermittent electricity sources.
  • Use at least 3 different reliable sources for your research and cite these sources.
  • Essay must be between 700 and 1000 words.

Submission:  email PDF version to naygn.essay@gmail.com.

Prizes will be awarded to the top three submissions. In addition to the prizes, all top three finalists will receive science books, the board game Power Grid, and a copy of the documentary Pandora’s Promise.

For more information and questions, please contact schooloutreach@naygn.org.

Q4 Excellence Awards Nominations

Nominations for the Q4 Excellence Awards are now open. These nominations will be for the time period from October 1 through December 31, with nominations closing on January 15, 2020.  To recognize a follow member of your chapter, we’d encourage your nominations!

Nominate for Q4 Excellence Awards: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NAYGN_4QExcellenceAwards

2020 Corporate Sponsorship Opportunity

The 2020 sponsorship drive is underway!  Our vision of “Developing leaders to energize the future of nuclear!” continues to make lasting impacts within our industry and surrounding communities. The key to our organizational success is the financial support from our sponsors which allows us to fund our ambitious initiatives and sustain our high performance. Chapters and members contribute approximately 90,000 hours a year to their nuclear organizations, local communities, and our industry, while building the skills needed to become strong and effective future leaders.

In 2020, we hope to sustain our strong performance and celebrate 21 years of growth and success through targeted initiatives and special events.

If your company is interested in sponsoring NAYGN, we’d encourage to checkout our sponsorship page for more information.

If you have any questions, please contact treasurer@naygn.org.

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