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GIA's New York Career Fair Expects 50 Industry Firms to Attend

Jul 20, 2015 2:36 PM   By Jeff Miller
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RAPAPORT... Nearly 50 diamond and jewelry firms, including Tiffany & Co., CIRCA and Cartier, have registered for the Gemological Institute of America's (GIA) career fair to be held on July 27 at the Javits Center in New York City. GIA stated that hundreds of openings exist across the supply chain -- from design and retail positions to manufacturing and management roles.

“GIA’s Jewelry Career Fair offers attendees a rare opportunity to explore the diverse careers and meet with prominent figures in this industry. It’s also a great way to learn how industry trends are creating job opportunities,” said Kathryn Kimmel, GIA's senior vice president and chief marketing officer and co-founder of the GIA Jewelry Career Fair. “This is a once-a-year opportunity for New Yorkers to explore their passion for gems and jewelry.”

GIA’s New York Jewelry Career Fair is free and open to the public beginning at 8 a.m., but attendees are encourage to RSVP.  Recruiters will be available from 10:15 a.m. to closing time 1 p.m.  GIA has arranged for opening panel discussion on “Job Success in Today’s Market,” which will be moderated by GIA's president and CEO, Susan Jacques,  and feature Jeremy Dunn of The Rephinery, Rhonda Edelman of Tiffany & Co.,  Myriam Gumuchian of Gumuchian,  Michael O’Connor of  Style & Substance Inc. and Lee Siegelson of SIEGELSON.


Tags: career fair, Gemological Institute of America, gemstones, GIA, Jeff Miller, Jewelry, jobs, Manufacturing, new york, retail
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