Press Release

Recruiter Registration Now Open for GIA’s New York Jewelry Career Fair

Connecting talent and opportunity, July 25

Recruiters can now register online for GIA’s New York Career Fair on Monday, July 25. The acclaimed recruiting event will feature a panel discussion, one-on-one career coaching, and hiring opportunities for various careers within the field.
Employers interested in recruiting at this year’s Career Fair can sign up by using the registration form, contacting GIA’s Career Services office at +1 (760) 603-4542, or contacting us. GIA’s New York Jewelry Career Fair will take place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, July 25 at the Javits Center (1E Hall) during the JA New York show. Recruiting will run from 10:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
Susan Jacques, president and CEO of GIA, will moderate the opening panel “Job Success in Today’s Market.” The panel of industry leaders will include Rahul Kadakia, International Head of Jewelry for Christie’s; Steven Lagos, Founder and Chief Creative Director for LAGOS; Natalie Tjaden of Jewelry Television; and Yancy Weinrich, Senior Vice President of JCK.

GIA hosted its first Jewelry Career Fair in 1991 in Santa Monica, Calif. Since then, the event has expanded and linked gem and jewelry companies with future employees at more than 50 events in India, Las Vegas, New York and the GIA world headquarters in Carlsbad, Calif. Following the New York event, the next GIA Jewelry Career Fair will take place in Carlsbad on Friday, Oct. 7.
For general information, contact us or visit The event is sponsored by JA New York.
Follow @GIANews #JewelryJobs for updates. 

About GIA

An independent nonprofit organization, GIA (Gemological Institute of America), established in 1931, is recognized as the world’s foremost authority in gemology. GIA invented the famous 4Cs of Color, Cut, Clarity and Carat Weight in the early 1950s and in 1953, created the International Diamond Grading System™ which, today, is recognized by virtually every professional jeweler in the world. 
Through research, education, gemological laboratory services, and instrument development, the Institute is dedicated to ensuring the public trust in gems and jewelry by upholding the highest standards of integrity, academics, science, and professionalism.