Student & Career Services

From choosing a course of study to finding a job, GIA Student & Career Services is here to support you. We bring together students, alumni, employers and advisors to help you excel in your studies and your career.

Student Services

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Student Housing

GIA does not have dorms, but there are a variety of excellent housing choices near its campus.



From sunny days at the beach to nights out in the city, each GIA campus location offers a unique blend of cultural and recreational opportunities.  



Learn. Explore. Grow. Satisfy your quest for gemological knowledge at GIA's world-class library - the largest gemological library in the world.

Students With Disabilities

Special Needs

GIA reasonably accommodates students with disabilities, in accordance with acts such as the Americans with Disabilities Act in the U.S.

Career Services

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Career Preparation

GIA is more than a place to grow academically. You’ll enjoy a professional affiliation with the institute throughout your career.


GIA Jewelry Career Fair

The industry’s largest recruiting event is held on GIA’s Carlsbad campus each year.