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

Aug 20, 2013 2:23 PM   By GIA
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Press Release: The Gemological Institute of America's (GIA) Jewelry Career Fair & Open House, the industry’s preeminent recruiting event,   will return to the Institute’s world headquarters in Carlsbad, California on October 11 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.

Representatives from gem and jewelry companies, including marketing, sales, design and manufacturing firms, will be looking to hire skilled and motivated professionals at every career stage.

GIA’s Jewelry Career Fair is free and open to the public. This event marks the one time a year when GIA’s scenic Carlsbad campus is entirely open to the public. Attendees will be among the first to see Hollywood design legends Tony Duquette and Hutton Wilkinson’s first-ever all-jewelry exhibit, “More is More: Tony Duquette - Hutton Wilkinson Jewelry,” which debuts the night prior.
 
The event takes place on Friday, October 11 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at GIA World Headquarters, 5345 Armada Drive, Carlsbad, CA 92008.

GIA, the creator of the famous 4Cs of diamond quality (color, cut, clarity and carat weight) and the International Diamond Grading System™, has educated more than 325,000 gem and jewelry professionals worldwide.

The 82-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, California. Since then, the event has expanded and linked gem and jewelry companies with future employees at more than 40 events in India, and in Las Vegas, New York and the GIA world headquarters in Carlsbad.

For more information, call 800.421.7250 extension 4100, email careerfair-at-gia.edu or visit www.gia.edu.

Follow @GIANews #JewelryJobs for updates.


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