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Press Release: GIA Opens Company Registration for New York Career Fair

Jun 10, 2015 12:14 PM   By GIA
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Press Release:  Gem and jewelry companies seeking skilled and motivated talent are invited to participate in the Gemological Institute of America's (GIA) New York Jewelry Career Fair on Monday, July 27. The acclaimed annual recruiting event at the Javits Center will feature an expert panel discussion, one-on-one career coaching and hiring opportunities for various careers across the industry. Recruiter registration is available online now.

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 extension 4100 or by emailing careerservices(at) GIA’s New York Jewelry Career Fair will take place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on  July 27 at the Javits Center during the JA New York show. Recruiting will run from 10:15 a.m. to 1 p.m.

An opening panel discussion, “Job Success in Today’s Market,” will be moderated by Susan Jacques, GIA’s president and CEO, and feature Jeremy Dunn of The Rephinery; Rhonda Edelman of Tiffany & Co; Myriam Gumuchian of Gumuchian; Michael O’Connor of Style & Substance Inc. and Lee Siegelson of SIEGELSON.

GIA hosted its first Jewelry Career Fair in 1991 in Santa Monica, California. Since then, the event has expanded, bringing gem and jewelry companies and future employees together at more than 50 events in India, Las Vegas, New York and the GIA world headquarters in Carlsbad, California. Following the New York event, the next GIA Carlsbad Jewelry Career Fair will take place on Friday, October 9.

The event is sponsored by JA New York. For more information, visit
About GIA

An independent nonprofit organization, GIA (Gemological Institute of America), established in 1931, is recognized as the world’s foremost authority in gemology. GIA invented the famous 4Cs of color, cut, clarity and carat weight in the early 1950s and in 1953, created the International Diamond Grading System™ which, today, is recognized by virtually every professional jeweler in the world.  Through research, education, gemological laboratory services and instrument development, the Institute is dedicated to ensuring the public trust in gems and jewelry by upholding the highest standards of integrity, academics, science and professionalism. Visit

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