Courses And Classes

OCTOBER CAREER EVENTS DRAW JOB HOPEFULS The fourth annual Jewelry Career Symposium, sponsored by the Jewelers of America Center for Business Studies, was held Oct. 15 at the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York City. It attracted almost 400 people and more than 30 recruiting companies. "We had people attending from as far away as California," said Gina DeHaan, JA director of education. Main attractions included the CBS Student Design Competition, which attracted 44 entries, and two new workshops designed to teach newcomers how to set up their portfolios and create rèsumès. Six days later, nearly 1,000 people and 100 industry leaders showed up for the fifth annual CareerFair at the Gemological Institute of America in Santa Monica, Cal. It offered seminars, career counseling and job interviews. "Every panel was packed and there was standing room only," reported Kathryn Kimme

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