Sydor Optics employees can now earn an Associates Degree as an Optician in the Expanding Photonics Industry and receive a certificate officially recognized by the state of New York Department of Labor.

The Apprenticeship Program provides full-time, paid work experience for on-site and classroom training towards an Associate Degree as an Optician in the optics and photonics industry. As an apprentice employees learn all facets of optics production while working full-time and formal classroom education on optics fundamentals at MCC, paid for by Sydor Optics.

There’s tremendous demand today for skilled workers in the optics industry to work with engineers and scientists at the forefront of the industry and our affiliation with MCC provides the added advantage of attending the only community college in the nation with an associate degree in precision optics and is.

Learn more about the benefits of the program here: