DISCOVER A WORLD OF POSSIBILITIES CAREER PATHS

With its prestige and global reach, a GIA education can advance your career and open new pathways to success.

Appraiser

Evaluate gemstones, antique and contemporary jewelry, and fine watches. Write detailed descriptions and determine valuation.

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DESIGNER

Unleash your creativity and transform your inspirations into beautiful jewelry.

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BUYER

Monitor industry and consumer trends and seek out gems and finished jewelry pieces to sell profitably.

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RETAIL

Share your customers’ happiest moments and inspire team members to achieve their greatest potential in this fast-paced environment. A career in retail jewelry sales can be rewarding, exciting, and lucrative. 

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Bench Jeweler

Manufacture and repair fine jewelry using craftsmanship skills and expert techniques.

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LAB & RESEARCH PROFESSIONAL

Investigate new gem finds, treatment processes, and detection methods in the field and laboratory.

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AUCTION SPECIALIST

Oversee buying and selling during the exciting process of auctioning privately owned one-of-a-kind jewelry.

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WHOLESALE

Import and sell diamonds, colored stones, cultured pearls, finished jewelry, and watches from locations around the world. 

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MANUFACTURER

Transform designs into jewelry that can be produced and sold on a mass scale.

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CAREER FAIR JOBS FROM MINE TO MARKET

Career Fair
Oct
10

GIA Jewelry Career Fair Carlsbad

Carlsbad, California

FREE EVENTS FOR ANYONE INTERESTED IN A GEM & JEWELRY CAREER

At a GIA Jewelry Career Fair, you’ll find job opportunities with some of the most recognized companies in the industry. Network and gain practical insights to accelerate your job search.

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