|Overview:||Design, fabricate, adjust, repair, or appraise jewelry, gold, silver, other precious metals, or gems. Includes diamond polishers and gem cutters and persons who perform precision casting and modeling of molds, casting metal in molds, or setting precious and semi-precious stones for jewelry and related products.|
A.S. Art: Concentrations in Art & Design or Art History
A.S. Theatre: Concentrations in Acting or Technical Theatre
|Job Outlook:||Employment for jewelers is expected to grower slower than average through 2018. Continued growth in imports will limit demand, particularly for lower-skilled workers. However, demand for skilled jewelers will grow as consumers seek more customized jewelry.|
|Education Level:||The typical training required for this career is generally a High School Degree or GED Certificate.|
* National data collected by the Department of Labor in 2014 with projections through 2024. For New York green job information .
Understanding acquiring positions in this field may be enhanced through continuing academic study (i.e. earning a baccalaureate or a master's degree) and/or work experience in the field, Queensborough Community College has established transfer agreementswith other institutions for students who wish to further pursue their educational goals. Students are highly encouraged to meet with one of our Career Services to fully understand the opportunities available through study in their degree program.