Nearly 900 Attend GIA’s Jewelry Career Fair and Open House
Gemological Institute of America’s (GIA’s) Jewelry Career Fair and Open House drew nearly 900 gem and jewellery professionals, job seekers and members of the local community to the event’s 26th anniversary on October 13, 2017. This annual event at GIA’s Carlsbad World Headquarters was bustling with inspiring panel discussions, classroom demonstrations, one-on-one coaching, recruiting and the opening of a new exhibit of gemstone jewellery from India. Job seekers were able to connect with 36 companies looking to fill hundreds of jobs, as well as talk one-on-one with 26 coaches from all facets of the industry. One-on-one coaching with 26 industry experts at the 2017 Carlsbad Jewelry Career Fair. Photo by Kevin Schumacher/GIA.