Joining the Nuclear Institute demonstrates your commitment to nuclear professionalism, crucial for ensuring the acceptance of nuclear as a safe, sustainable energy source and a national security cornerstone.

Nuclear Institute Associate membership is open to professionals at all levels in both technical and non-technical roles. Take a look at the Associate Brochure for more information. 

Associate grade is suitable if you:

Associatetick currently work in, or are interested in pursuing a career in the growing nuclear sector 
Associatetick want to be part of our thriving community of nuclear professionals, including your Regional Branch and/or the Young Generation Network (YGN)
Associatetick want to expand your professional network 
Associatetick are interested in climate change and the key role of nuclear for Net Zero
Associatetick are interested in gaining professional recognition for your work in the nuclear sector 


Events and Networking


Technical conferences, lectures and webinars 

Networking, socials and annual dinners 

Reduced prices exclusive for members

Member-only online forum: NI Connect

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Nuclear Future


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100% nuclear-focused content 

Technical articles and latest industry news

Updates from NI Communities

6 editions per year plus full digital archive 

Nuclear Future


Continuing Professional Development 


Online CPD tool MyCareerPath

Learn through events and webinars

Basis for optional upgrade to Member (MNucI) or Fellow (FNucI)

Progress to professional registration with Engineering Council, Science Council or Society for the Environment


Young Generation Network 


One of the largest and most active networks of any UK membership body

All NI members under 37 auto-enrolled: a community with nearly 2000+ YGN members

Early-career skills support events inc. seminars, webinars, speed mentoring

Flagship Annual Seminar and Dinner 

Become a Company Catalyst

37 or over? Access professional support through our communities, including our 9 Regional Branches and Special Interest Groups




Fully digital platform

Access knowledge network of 4500+ nuclear professionals

Support at any stage – early career, new managers, new senior leaders

Help build specific skills

Free to all members


Volunteering Opportunities 

Write for the journal, join a Committee, or help organise an event

Get varied experience beyond your day job + boost your CV

Build your professional and social network

Support the industry and wider society 

Volunteering Opportunities


How to join

2024 Annual Fee: £104 (Direct Debit: £94)

You may also be able to join through your organisation: check if they are a Company Member

For help and support, see our FAQs or contact

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