Jewelry Jobs and GIA

16 Jun

Jewelry Jobs and GIA

Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has a July job fair coming up both in New York and California.

From a company press release: 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.

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

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7 Responses to “Jewelry Jobs and GIA”

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    Please let me know where I can find senior store manager’s job in Jewelry company in California, I have 35 yrs Experience in Jewerly Retail management, Cad Designing & Mfg, Sales to Wholesalers

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  3. Gokul June 19, 2009 at 8:06 am #


    Name: Gokul Tiwari

    Parents :

    Father: Dharamraj Tiwari
    Profession: Retired
    Mother: Pratibha Tiwari
    Profession: House wife

    Residence adds. Indraprasth Near Druga
    Mata temple Kalyan (east)
    Dist. (Thane)
    State (Maharashtra)
    Pin code 421 306

    Personal Details:
    Date of birth: 14th Feb. 79
    Place of birth: Mumbai
    Martial status: married
    Nationality: Indian
    Cell no.: 9323176524
    Mail id:

    Passport no.: A 7103693
    Educational background

    Technical education

    Program: Diploma in diamond processing
    Field of study: Rough diamond assortment
    Planning marking
    Polished diamond grading
    International system of diamond grading
    Major: Polished diamond grading
    (Especially in solitaire)
    Name of Institute: Indian diamond institute

    Computer education
    Software knowledge: Ms Office
    Platform working under: Window 95
    Language known: Enlish, Hindi, Marathi&Gujrati

    Work Experience: 1st Aug 2002 to 31st Jan 2006 work in
    LTD. Surat
    As diamond grader in Surat & complete knowledge of cutting,
    &manufacturing knowledge, related blocking to polished diamond.

    1st Feb. 2006 to at present work in
    As aDiamond grader
    Especially in solitaire here we see all types of
    Goods like according to GIA, IGI, HRD, and EGL
    I have knowledge of goods according to lab also.
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    Reference : Reference will be made available on request


  4. kiran January 25, 2011 at 8:16 am #

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  6. Susanna June 16, 2006 at 11:45 am #

    The Job Fair is very good. There are actually *JOBS* to be had. I’d encourage anyone to attend!

  7. Tammy June 19, 2006 at 11:32 am #

    Good to hear! I actually found my first “real” job at a job fair, not in jewelry, but still, it was a great way to network.

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