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GIA’s Jewelry Career Fair & Open House Returns to Carlsbad October 10th


GIA’s Jewelry Career Fair & Open House Returns to Carlsbad

WHO:            GIA (Gemological Institute of America)

WHAT:          GIA’s Jewelry Career Fair & Open House, the industry’s preeminent recruiting event,   will return to the Institute’s world headquarters in Carlsbad on Friday, Oct. 10 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. with hundreds of hiring opportunities in gems and jewelry; panels featuring industry leaders discussing design, creative careers and job success in today’s market; one-on-one career coaching; and classroom demonstrations. The event is free and open to job seekers.
GIA’s Jewelry Career Fair in Carlsbad. © GIA.
Gem and jewelry companies seeking skilled and motivated talent are invited to participate in the event. Employers interested in recruiting at this year’s Career Fair can sign up by using the registration form, contacting GIA’s Career Services office at (800) 421-7250 ext. 4100, or emailing kimberly.overlin@gia.edu.

WHEN:         Friday, Oct. 10
                       8:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
                
WHERE:       GIA
 5345 Armada Drive
Carlsbad, CA 92008
(Above Flower Fields and across from LEGOLAND)
            
MORE:         GIA, creator of the famous 4Cs of diamond quality (Color, Cut, Clarity and Carat weight) and the International Diamond Grading System™, has educated more than 350,000 gem and jewelry professionals worldwide.

The 83-year old nonprofit institution is dedicated to ensuring the public trust in diamonds, gemstones and pearls through education programs, laboratory services and research discoveries. GIA has graded some of the world’s most famous diamonds and gemstones, including the Hope Diamond, Taylor-Burton Diamond and Centenary Diamond.

GIA hosted its first Jewelry Career Fair in 1991 in Santa Monica, Calif. Since then, the event has expanded and linked gem and jewelry companies with future employees at more than 50 events in India, and in Las Vegas, New York and the GIA world headquarters in Carlsbad, Calif.




Susan Jacques, GIA’s president and CEO, moderating the opening panel discussion 
Job Success in Today’s Market” at GIA’s Jewelry Career Fair in 2013. © GIA.

 

A recruiter meets with a job candidate at GIA’s Jewelry Career Fair in Carlsbad. © GIA.

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