Expand your Jewelry Career Horizons with GIA’s Educational Programs with Kimberly Overlin, Dean of Students at GIA
What you’ll learn in this episode:
- The difference between GIA’s three major programs
- Where GIA’s campuses are located, and the differences between them
- Why GIA (and the jewelry industry as a whole) is a great place for anyone, regardless of their background
- Why GIA’s graduate gemologist distinction is so respected
About Kimberly Overlin
Kimberly Overlin is Dean of Students at the Gemological Institute of America (GIA), a position she earned after graduating from GIA herself. She has served in this role since 2009.
The Robert Mouawad Campus, GIA’s World Headquarters in Carlsbad, California. Photo by Eric Welch/GIA.
GIA’s diamond grading lab. Photo by Valerie Power.
“Eyes of Brazil” a large quartz geode, sliced into 16 polished slices on custom stands is housed in GIA’s museum in Carlsbad. Photo by Orasa Weldon/GIA.