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Last Call: 100+ Jobs at GIA Career Fair October 22 October 17, 2010 (0 comments)


Carlsbad, CA--More than 100 jewelry industry jobs will be available at this year's Jewelry Career Fair and Open House at the Institute's Carlsbad, CA world headquarters on Oct. 22. Hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Recruiting will begin at 10:15 a.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Well-known companies such as Ben Bridge, Blue Nile, Saks Fifth Avenue, Tiffany & Co. and ZaleCorporation will be looking for potential job candidates on site. Employers who would like to recruit at this year's Career Fair may visit the online registration form contact GIA's Career Services office at (800) 421-7250, ext. 4093, or e-mail anna.hayman@gia.eduor

Career Fair attendees—from recent graduates to seasoned professionals or those seeking a career change—will be able to explore a wide array of employment opportunities. Some positions include: jewelry buyer, gemologist, bench jeweler, retail manager, designer, customer service representative, appraiser, marketing associate, administrative assistant, sales director, and more.  

Job seekers may call GIA's Jewelry Career Fair hotline at (800) 421-7250, ext. 4100, or email at For more information, visit

GIA’s Career Fair and Open House has a comprehensive agenda of panel discussions, career coaching, on-site recruiting and classroom demonstrations. Additionally, there also will be special gem and jewelry exhibits on display, including Carrera y Carrerajewelry recently worn by pop singer Katy Perry and reality TV star Kristin Cavallari from MTV's "The Hills"; the "Golden Treasures by Akelo" collection, which includes one-of-a-kind pieces of gold jewelry and precious golden objects; and more than 1,000 gems and minerals on exhibit at the GIA Museum. This is the only day of the year visitors can visit the Institute without a pre-arranged appointment.  

GIA's Jewelry Career Fair was founded by GIA and the Jewelers 24 Karat Club of Southern California, who is also a sponsor. 

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