The largest Career Fair in the $120+ billion worldwide gem and jewelry
industry takes place in New York on July 28, and again in Carlsbad, Calif.
on Oct. 27. It's free, open to the public, and an extraordinary opportunity
for job seekers to find exciting and lucrative job opportunities with some
of the most recognized jewelry companies in the industry.
WHAT: The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) Career Fair is the
jewelry industry's annual recruiting event. This is the 16th
year for the Career Fair, which is held on both coasts: in the
summer in New York and in the fall in Carlsbad, Calif.
Besides meeting prospective employers, Career Fair
participants can attend panels and workshops featuring
high-profile jewelry industry experts who will give tips about
hiring trends, what the future job market looks like, and how
to succeed in the jewelry business.
WHEN: New York: Friday, July 28, 2006
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Carlsbad, Calif.: Friday, Oct. 27, 2006
8:30 a.m. . 3:00 p.m.
WHERE: New York: The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, on
11th Ave. between 34th and 39th. Lower
Level E Hall
Carlsbad, Calif.: Gemological Institute of America World
The Robert Mouawad Campus, 5345 Armada
WHO: Last year, more than 80 leading jewelry companies, including
Tiffany's, Zale Corp., Robbins Bros, and the Movado Group,
recruited new employees from among nearly 1700 job seekers who
participated in the GIA Jewelry Career Fair on both coasts.
Check the website for list of recruiters, panelists, and
FOR INFO: Website: www.careerfair.gia.edu. Email: Careerfair@gia.edu
Job Seekers Career Fair Hotline: 800-421-7250, ex. 4100
Career Fair Recruiters Hotline: 800-421-7250, ex. 4195
ABOUT GIA: An independent nonprofit organization, the Gemological
Institute of America (GIA) is recognized as the world's
foremost authority in gemology. Established in 1931, GIA has
translated its expert knowledge into the most respected
gemological education available. In 1953, the Institute
created the International Diamond Grading System(TM) which 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.
SOURCE Gemological Institute of America