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Oct 07, 2013, 18:15 ET Susan Jacques Named GIA President and CEO

The Board of Governors of GIA (Gemological Institute of America) today announced the appointment of Susan M. Jacques as president and CEO....


Mar 06, 2013, 15:38 ET GIA Recognized as One of the World's Most Ethical Companies

Ethisphere Institute announces honorees for 2013 The Ethisphere Institute has named GIA (Gemological Institute of America) as one of the...


Feb 27, 2013, 19:00 ET Interactive Diamond Tool Now Available for Android

GIA announces 4Cs app for Android in English and Simplified Chinese Owners of Android phones and tablets like the Kindle Fire and Samsung...


Dec 03, 2012, 06:00 ET GIA Opens Gem Laboratory in Japan

GIA (Gemological Institute of America) is now offering diamond grading services in Tokyo.  The Institute's ninth global laboratory brings...


Oct 05, 2012, 15:01 ET The Business of Bling Draws Hundreds of Job Seekers to Carlsbad, CA

GIA's Jewelry Career Fair & Open House Connects Talent with Opportunity  The seaside city of Carlsbad hosted more than 250 job...


Jul 24, 2007, 01:00 ET Don't Forget - GIA Career Fair NYC Is This Week

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2007 GIA Career Fair will take place in just seven days -- Friday, July 27, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m....


Feb 02, 2007, 00:00 ET The Gemological Institute of America Presents 2006 GIA Chapter Volunteer Award to U.S. Virgin Islands Senator Shawn-Michael Malone

CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gemological Institute of America (GIA), the world's foremost authority in gems and gemology, will...


Oct 17, 2006, 01:00 ET Jump on Jewelry Job Options, Oct. 27th at GIA's West Coast Career Fair and Open House

CARLSBAD, Calif., Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Picture it: The jewelry trade's most prominent employers meeting with qualified job applicants. Dozens...


Sep 25, 2006, 01:00 ET Pearls and Paychecks, Opals and Opportunities

CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- On Oct. 27, 2006, the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) will host its West Coast Jewelry Career...


Jun 13, 2006, 01:00 ET 'Jobs & Jewels': Upcoming GIA Jewelry Career Fair Matches Job Seekers With Jobs in Fine Jewelry

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....


Nov 10, 2005, 00:00 ET 'Tis the Season for Jewelry - Know How to Purchase With Confidence

CARLSBAD, Calif., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone can relate to the exhilaration of receiving a sparkling new ring or shiny gold watch from a...


Jun 27, 2005, 01:00 ET Get Out of the Career Doldrums With a Gem of a Job

CARLSBAD, Calif., June 27 /PRNewswire/ -- If you're reading this, chances are you're looking for a job that reflects who you really are and what...


Jan 31, 2005, 00:00 ET Improve Cupid's Aim With Five Simple Steps for Buying Jewelry

CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- From diamonds to pearls, every girl melts at the thought of beautiful jewelry from her sweetie for...


May 07, 2004, 01:00 ET Gemological Institute of America Relocates New York Education Center

CARLSBAD, Calif., May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has updated, expanded, and relocated its New York Education...


Apr 01, 2004, 00:00 ET GIA Graduate Gemologist Diploma Opens Door to Jobs in Jewelry Industry

CARLSBAD, Calif., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The right qualifications are vital when competing for a job and, according to some jewelers in the Los...


Jan 20, 2004, 00:00 ET Advice on How to Purchase Valentine's Day Jewelry From The Gemological Institute of America

CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Of all the romantic gifts available for Valentine's Day, women rank jewelry as their number one...