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Portland Jewelry Academy has been a valuable resource for us when looking to hire new personnel.  We have found that the graduates of PJA are passionate about our craft and have built a good foundation towards performing the specific tasks required for our products.”

Teresa Frye TechForm Advanced Casting Technology 503-652-5224        
MJSA member school

Portland Jewelry Academy is a MJSA member school

Graduates of Portland Jewelry Academy receive a 1 year membership to Manufacturing Jewelers and Suppliers of America (MJSA).

With the membership graduates will receive the following benefits:

  • Free copy of the MJSA Buyer’s Guide to Jewelry tools, equipment, suppliers, and services.
  • Free copy of the MJSA source book, an annual guide to MJSA member’s newest tools, equipment and supplies.
  • Free access to online sourcing guides; tools, equipment as well as business and subcontracting services
  • Free access to MJSA Expo, the jewelry industrty’s oldest and largest trade show dedicated to professional excellence in jewelry making and design.
  • Free copy of the MJSA retail link, sent to member retailers: The wish book of finished jewelry lines and designs!
  • Free subscription to the MJSA Journal, the award winning monthly magazine offering the technical and business expertise to help you succeed.
  • Free access to searchable online article and video library!
  • 15% discount on industry-leading technical and business books, including the full library of MJSA Press titles.
  • 15% discount to MJSA Online Learning Series of webinars covering all aspects of what it takes to run a successful business designing and making jewelry.

Students are also entitled to a profile placement on where they can post a short bio and link to their portfolios, resumes, websites, and work samples, to help establish a professional presence and attract potential employers. MJSA can help connect graduates to mentor jewelers across the country.

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