NPI’s educational continuum is designed to meet the energy workforce needs of today and the future. Primary and middle school students are encouraged to study STEM subjects and are mentored by secondary school students taking part in NPI student programs. Secondary school students learn from industry professionals about post-secondary educational options that are available to them. These options include two-year technical degrees, as well as opportunities at four-year universities to earn engineering degrees and specialized certificates in nuclear power plant technology. NPI also provides an online professional certificate and customized training programs.