Toronto gemmology students available for internships

March 12, 2020

Gemmology students at George Brown College are available for work placement opportunities. [1]
Gemmology students at George Brown College are available for work placement opportunities.

Jewellers and gemmologists looking for some extra help might want to connect with Toronto’s George Brown College.

The school is looking for industry professionals interested in sponsoring gemmology students who are completing the industry field education experience component of their one-year certificate program. Students must volunteer a minimum of eight hours during the year with an employer who works with gemstones/beads or at a gemmology/gemstone trade show.

Sponsors are asked to submit a brief evaluation of the student’s performance once their hours are complete. In return, employers get:

“Students have really enjoyed getting the exposure with gemmology industry partners,” says Michelle Walc, field education co-ordinator at George Brown College’s School of Fashion and Jewellery. “In return, the employer gets an eager and motivated student, ready to lend a hand. A win-win for all parties involved!

For more information, click here[2] or contact Walc at mwalc@georgebrown.ca[3].

Endnotes:
  1. [Image]: https://www.jewellerybusiness.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/SA_GBC.jpg
  2. here: https://canadianjewellers.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=faf4f53d4a021d636d3c60798&id=1762901e26&e=aa064dc4cd
  3. mwalc@georgebrown.ca: mailto:mwalc@georgebrown.ca

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