The Office of Career Services
Library Building, Room 429 & 430
222-05 56th Avenue
Bayside, NY 11364
Phone: (718) 631-6297
Museum Technicians and Conservators
|Overview:||Prepare specimens, such as fossils, skeletal parts, lace, and textiles, for museum collection and exhibits. May restore documents or install, arrange, and exhibit materials.|
|Degree(s):||A.S. Gallery and Museum Studies
|Job Outlook:||Employment of museum technicians and conservators is expected to faster than average through 2018. Public interest and museum attendance is expected to continue to be good. Conservator program graduates with knowledge of technology and a foreign language and a willingness to relocate will have better job opportunities.|
|Education Level:||Training for this occupation generally requires an Associate Degree from a 2 year or community college.|
* National data collected by the Department of Labor in 2014 with projections through 2024. For New York green job information please click here.
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 agreements with 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.