Recruiting Companies and Associations


Carlsbad Career Fair
Friday, October 6, 2023
GIA World Headquarters, Carlsbad, California

No matter your professional aspiration, you’ll probably find a company looking to hire someone like you at the Career Fair in Carlsbad. You’ll have the opportunity to meet with recruiters from prominent companies in the gem and jewelry industry. Past recruiters include You'll have the opportunity to meet with recruiters from more than 30 gem and jewelry companies like Ben Bridge, Mark Schneider, Sterling Jewelers, Tiffany & Co. and Zales.



Artinian Gems
Poway, CA
Wholesale gemstone company specializing in in-store and virtual gem sales. Our clients are nationwide and comprised of independent retail jewelers and artisan designers. 

Positions Available:

  • Office Sales & Customer Service 
  • Inventory Management (Part-Time) 
  • Marketing & Social Media (Part-Time) 

Baxter Moerman
San Luis Obispo, CA
Baxter Moerman is a boutique manufacturer of handcrafted fine jewelry based in San Luis Obispo, California. Our ever-growing jewelry collection is crafted in our studio using traditional and modern techniques, utilizing ethically sourced gemstones, recycled 18K gold and platinum whenever possible.

Positions Available:

  • Bench Jeweler
  • Sales & Marketing Team Member

Beads, Crystals and More
Vista, CA
One of America's premier bead and crystal shops for the past 30 years with a focus on integrity and a huge, high-quality inventory. Our multicultural bead museum features 5,000+ year old beads and tribal artifacts. We are located in Vista, only 10 miles from the GIA campus in Carlsbad.

Position Available:

  • Sales - Customer Service

Ben Bridge
Nationwide, USA
Ben Bridge has been in business for 110 years and we are proud to be a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway. Ben Bridge Jeweler has thirty-six store locations across the United States. We are committed to serving our customers with quality jewelry that will be a memorable experience for generations.

Positions Available:

  • Store Associate I - Seattle, WA
  • Store Associate I - Honolulu, HI
  • Aftersales Service Coordinator - Bellevue, WA
  • Fine Jewelry Sales Associate - Canoga Park, CA
  • Store Manager - Aiea, HI
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Beverly Loan by Luxury Asset Capitol
Beverly Hills, CA
Beverly Loan by Luxury Asset Capital–a trailblazer in alternative financing. The nation’s largest privately-held collateral lender with $1B+ in loans funded. Our private offices are staffed with certified gemologists and luxury goods experts, providing professionalism while servicing our clients.

Positions Available:

  • Beverly Loan by Luxury Asset Capital is always excited to meet GIA GGs! Our three locations, Beverly Hills, Denver, & New York are staffed with GIA grads, and we welcome the opportunity to meet more of you!

Brilliant Earth
Nationwide, USA
At Brilliant Earth, our mission is to cultivate a more transparent, sustainable, compassionate and inclusive jewelry industry. We believe in creating jewelry you can feel good about wearing, without ever compromising between quality and conscience.

Positions Available:

Charles Koll Jewellery Works
San Diego, CA
We are a custom jewelry manufacturer, retailer, repair shop, and appraiser serving the end consumer. Our new 5500 sq ft location is conveniently located in the center of coastal San Diego. We have been in business for 32 years. Our core values revolve around transparency, creativity, and honesty.

Positions Available:

  • Photographer & Website Administrator
  • Operations Coordinator
  • Goldsmith

Deja & Co. Exquisite Jewels
Saratoga, CA
Deja & Co. Exquisite Jewels is stepping into its 50th year as a gathering place of beauty and rarity. From our wonderful clientele to our dedicated team and talented partners, we procure an experience that is beloved, exquisite, and transcendent. We invite you to join us! 

Positions Available:

  • Sales Professional 
  • Bridal Specialist 
  • Executive Assistant 
  • Inventory Associate 
  • Concierge 

Laguna Beach, CA
DiamondPower custom credit card caters to natural diamond owners. We make the ultimate visual distinction between having a natural diamond and a lab-grown/synthetic diamond with our cards. We highlight a natural diamond's intrinsic value and exclusivity with unique perks for cardholders.

Position Available:

  • Graduate Gemologist

Designova Studios
Fort Worth, TX
We are precision fine jewelry manufacturers offering jewelry designers and retailers all-inclusive custom design services for all steps involved in the design process, including design development and stone procurement if needed. We're a one-stop-shop for custom design.

Positions Available:

  • Design Concierge
  • Goldsmith

Carlsbad, CA
FASHIONPHILE is the ultra-luxury eCommerce leader, focusing on high-quality and exclusive ultra-luxury brands, specifically, handbags and accessories, including watches, jewelry, and shoes. Excelling in first-class digital and omnichannel experiences, as well as luxury in-person services.

Positions Available:

  • Marketing Director
  • Customer Services Specialist - Carlsbad, CA
  • Virtual Personal Shopper - Carlsbad, CA
  • Supervisor, Customer Service - Carlsbad, CA
  • Head of Mobile Commerce - CA
  • RemotePPC Specialist - CA
  • RemoteSEO Manager - CA
  • High Volume Recruiting Temp - Remote
  • Procurement Specialist - Carlsbad, CA/Chelsea, NY
  • Assistant Store Manager - Carlsbad/Irvine
  • Keyholder - Carlsbad/Irvine
  • Luxury Sales Specialist - Chelsea, NY
  • Buyer and Sales Specialist - Carlsbad, CA/Chelsea, NY
  • Studio Retail Sales Specialist - Carlsbad, CA/Chelsea, NY
  • Retail Store Manager - Irvine, CA
  • Instructional Designer Trainer (eLearning Developer) - Chelsea, NY
  • Director, Warehouse Operations - Chelsea, NY
  • Inventory Specialist - Carlsbad, CA/Chelsea, NY
  • Receiving Specialist - Carlsbad, CA/Chelsea, NY
  • Cleaning Specialist - Carlsbad, CA/Chelsea, NY
  • Shipping/Packing Specialist - Carlsbad, CA/Chelsea, NY
  • Authentication Specialist - Carlsbad, CA/Chelsea, NY
  • Photography Assistant - Carlsbad, CA
  • Product Runner - Carlsbad, CA/Chelsea, NY
  • Watchmaker - Carlsbad, CA/Chelsea, NY
  • Fine Jewelry Procurement - Carlsbad, CA/Chelsea NY
  • Fine Jewelry Authentication - Carlsbad, CA/Chelsea, NY

GemFind Digital Solutions
Irvine, CA 
Founded in 1999, GemFind is a privately held Newport Beach, California-based company. GemFind is an international company with team members worldwide, bringing together a powerful combination of the jewelry industry expertise with breakthrough technologies and digital marketing services.

Position Available:

  • Sales Executive

GIA (Gemological Institute of America)
Carlsbad, CA 
With a reach that spans the globe, GIA is a nonprofit institute dedicated to protecting consumers by ensuring their trust in gems and jewelry through cutting edge gemological research, rigorous education programs and industry-leading laboratory services.

Positions Available:

Graham Jewelers
Wayzata, MN
We value exceptional craftsmanship, exquisite designs, and personalized service. Join our team of passionate experts, dedicated to creating unforgettable moments for our customers. With a focus on quality, creativity, and attention to detail, we offer a dynamic and rewarding work environment.

Positions Available:

  • Sales Associate
  • Sales Manager

Green Lake Jewelry Works
Seattle, WA
Green Lake Jewelry Works is a custom jeweler that crafts handmade, one-of-a-kind pieces using sustainably sourced materials for clients worldwide. Learn more about our mission.

Positions Available:

  • Fine Jewelry Authentication - Carlsbad, CA/Chelsea, NY
  • Jewelry Designers - Seattle & Bellevue, WA
  • CAD Modelers - Seattle & Bellevue, WA
  • Bench Jewelers - Seattle & Bellevue, WA

Harry Winston
Nationwide, USA
Harry Winston has an unrivalled position as the most exclusive and prestigious in fine jewelry and watchmaking and is known for its unparalleled craftsmanship, commitment to superior gemstone quality, expertise in gemstone settings and design, and groundbreaking timepiece innovations.

Positions Available:

  • Gemologist, Colored Stones - New York, NY
  • Junior CAD Designers - New York, NY
  • Senior CAD Designers - New York, NY
  • Designers - New York, NY
  • Sales Executives - San Francisco, CA
  • Sales Executives - Beverly Hills, CA
  • Information Technology - New York, NY

Heritage Auctions
Dallas, TX
Fine Jewelry is one of 50-plus categories at Heritage Auctions, the largest fine art and collectibles auction house founded in the United States, and the world’s largest collectibles auctioneer.

Positions Available:

  • Consignment Director - Dallas
  • Consignment Director - Beverly Hills
  • Jewelry Cataloger - Dallas

JAGi Lab
San Diego, CA 
JAGi Lab provides jewelry appraisal and various gemological/jewelry inventory related services to wholesale clients all over the country, as well as members of the public. We are a rapidly expanding appraisal company looking to add more GIA Graduate Gemologists to our team!

Position Available:

  • Staff Gemologist

Jewelerette & Co.
Beverly Hills, CA 
Jewelerette & Co. is a wholesale jeweler located in Beverly Hills that specializes in fine natural colored gemstone jewelry as well as estate and antique jewelry. We attend many tradeshows throughout the year including Tucson AGTA, Las Vegas Antique, Miami Antique, Hong Kong, and others. 

Position Available:

  • Sales Associate 

Kasia Jewelry
Cardiff, CA 
Kasia Jewelry is a fine jewelry company specializing in bridal & all different collections. The unique designs emphasize a perfect mix of classic concepts with a twist! Situated right by the ocean in our Cardiff-by-the-Sea showroom, we are open by appointment only to create the highest level of customer service.

Positions Available:

  • Marketing Director
  • Marketing Intern

McCarty’s Jewelry
Long Beach, CA 
Since 1932, McCarty's Jewelry has been a trusted jeweler for families across Long Beach and Southern California. We make the moment nothing short of happy for our customers.

Position Available:

  • Jewelry Specialist

Minneapolis, MN 
Ostbye & Anderson is a renowned jewelry company with a rich legacy of craftsmanship and elegance. Established in 1920, we have consistently excelled in creating exquisite jewelry pieces that celebrate life's most precious moments. We are committed to quality, innovation, and timeless designs.

Positions Available:

  • Bench Jeweler/Setter/Polisher
  • Gemologist

Nationwide, USA 
Founded in 1874 in La Côte-aux-Fées in the hills of Switzerland, we have been committed to bringing the spirit of Luxury to life thanks to a constant quest for creativity, boundless innovation & a drive for excellence.

Positions Available:

  • Marketing Director
  • Watch & Jewelry Consultant - Costa Mesa Boutique
  • Manager - Beverly Hills Boutique
  • Manager - Hudson Yards, NYC

Signet Jewelers
Akron, OH 
Signet Jewelers is the world's largest retailer of diamond jewelry. Signet Jewelers operates approximately 2,800 locations primarily under the name brands of Kay Jewelers, Zales, Jared, Banter by Piercing Pagoda, Diamonds Direct, Blue Nile,, Rocksbox, Peoples Jewellers and H.Samuel.

Positions Available:

  • Sales Associates
  • Assistance Store Managers
  • Store Managers
  • Apprentice Production
  • Jewelers
  • Production Jewelers

Lafayette, LA 
From our manufacturing and administrative headquarters in Lafayette, Louisiana, we provide JUST IN TIME delivery of more than 200,000 different items to over 40,000 jewelry professionals throughout the world.

Positions Available:

  • Pendants Metal Smith - Lafayette, LA
  • Final Inspector - Lafayette, LA
  • Stone Setting Metal Smith - Lafayette, LA
  • Laser Operator - Lafayette, LA
  • Quality Management Product Specialist Tool & Die Maker Journeyman - Lafayette, LA
  • UI/UX Designer - Lafayette, LA
  • Production Planner - Lafayette, LA
  • Sr Full Stack Developer - Lafayette, LA
  • Videographer - Lafayette, LA
  • Tools & Supplies Technical Specialist - Lafayette, LA
  • CX Territory Manager - Dallas, TX
  • CX Territory Manager - Los Angeles, CA
  • CX Territory Manager - Boston, MA
  • CAD Operator - Lafayette, LA
  • B&D Laser Technician Trainee - Cranston, RI
  • Diamond Buyer Specialist - Lafayette, LA
  • Gemstones Buyer Specialist - Lafayette, LA

The RealReal
Nationwide, USA 
The RealReal is the world’s largest online marketplace for authenticated, resale luxury goods. With a rigorous authentication process overseen by experts, we provide a safe and reliable platform for consumers to buy and sell their luxury items. As a sustainable company, we give new life to pieces.

Positions Available:

Los Angeles, CA 
ValuePros is a national leader in appraisal and valuation services. We produce USPAP-compliant appraisal reports for all personal property assets, including Jewelry.

Position Available:

  • Gemologist/Appraiser - Nationwide

Check back frequently to see our growing list of recruiters.


America Society of Appraisers (ASA)
Herdon, VA
ASA is a multi-discipline, non-profit, international organization of professional appraisers representing all appraisal disciplines. Our mission is to foster the public trust of our members and the appraisal profession through compliance with the highest levels of ethical and professional standards.

GIA Alumni Collective
Carlsbad, CA
The GIA Alumni Collective – built for alumni, by alumni – is a global community of the diverse and brilliant minds of GIA® graduates who gather to forge strong connections, continue learning, and create a network of friends and industry leaders.

Jewelers of America
New York, NY 
Jewelers of America (JA) is the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry marketplace. As a membership organization, JA aims to enhance consumer confidence in the jewelry industry and support the growth of its members through Recognition, Representation and Resources. 

Check back frequently to see our growing list of industry associations.