If you're fresh out of college, looking to begin your power plant career, you can start by narrowing down your interests to one specialty or sector. The skill sets within the power plant field, while broad, don't necessarily overlap. There are common themes within the field, ranging from steam turbines to geothermal energy to nuclear power, but the differences are definite. This means that discovering the breadth of knowledge necessary for a successful career in the power plant field is a continuous pursuit. Deciding early on what sector to devote your career to can make this pursuit much easier.