By Michelle Graff
New York--Companies looking to find new employees now can register to participate in the Gemological Institute of America’s upcoming career fair, scheduled for Monday, July 28 in New York.

The fair, held on the second day of the JA New York Summer show, will take place at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, the same location as the show.

Hours for the career fair are 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., and recruiting begins at 10 a.m. The fair will take place in 1E Hall of the Javits Center.

The recruiting event will feature a panel discussion, one-on-one career coaching and hiring opportunities for various careers within the jewelry industry.

Companies that want to register to recruit can sign up using the online employer registration form.

They also can call the GIA’s career services office at 1-800-421-7250, ext. 4100, or email Kimberly Overlin at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For general information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit

Updates on the event also are available by following @GIANews on Twitter and using #JewelryJobs.

The GIA hosted its first jewelry career fair in Santa Monica, Calif. in 1991. Since then, it has hosted more than 40 events in India, New York and at its headquarters in Carlsbad, Calif.

JA New York is sponsoring the GIA’s New York career fair. The JA New York Show is scheduled for July 27 to 29 at the Javits Center.

Following New York, the next GIA career fair is scheduled for Oct. 10 in Carlsbad.

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