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GIA to Host New York Jewelry Career Fair on July 29

Jun 11, 2013 2:26 PM   By Jeff Miller
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RAPAPORT... The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) will host its annual New York Jewelry Career Fair on Monday, July 29 at the Javits Center. This recruiting event will  feature a panel discussion, one-on-one career coaching and hiring opportunities for various careers within the industry.

“Last year’s event in New York connected recruiters from 44 companies with more than 800 job seekers, including many candidates who proved their skill, talent and motivation,” said Kathryn Kimmel, GIA’s vice president and chief marketing officer and co-founder of Career Fair. “Whether you’re in manufacturing, design, gemology or retail, Career Fair is an excellent opportunity to meet and hire the next generation of gem and jewelry professionals, including GIA students and alumni.”

GIA’s career fair will begin with a panel discussion from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., after which recruiting will occur from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is sponsored by JA New York. Employers who are interested in recruiting at this year’s Career Fair can sign up at www.careerfair.gia.edu.

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