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Julius Klein Partners With WJA on New Internship

SourcingJun 21, 2024

Julius Klein Partners With WJA on New Internship

The Ella Klein Internship will take place in New York this summer.

Ella Klein internship
Julius Klein Diamonds has announced a five-year partnership with the Women’s Jewelry Association to offer the Ella Klein Internship to WJA members.
New York—Julius Klein Diamonds is teaming up with the Women’s Jewelry Association to offer a new internship. 

The Ella Klein Internship, named for the matriarch of the Julius Klein family, is designed to provide hands-on jewelry industry experience and help emerging leaders refine their professional skills. 

Ella, the family said, led by example, supporting dozens of special causes and organizations, benefiting thousands in their community and beyond.  

“A lot of people don’t know my grandmother personally, but because of the impact she had on our family and the company and behind the scenes, I thought it was a nice thing to name it after her,” Julius Klein Vice President Mark Klein said in an interview with National Jeweler. 

The company will accept one intern to work at its office, located in New York, this summer, though it plans to accept more in future application rounds. 

Applicants must be at least 18 years old and be a WJA member who is female or female-identifying. 

They must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident or have a work visa.  

Applicants also must pass a background check prior to being considered for the internship. 

The program’s duration can be tailored to the intern; it can be anytime between two and four weeks. 

Interns will receive a stipend paid directly from WJA that can be used for their individual needs. The amount allotted will be decided on a case-by-case basis. 

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While Julius Klein Diamonds has offered internships in the past, Mark said it looked to scale the program by beginning a partnership with WJA.

He took the stage at the WJA’s third annual Generating Community Impact Breakfast during the JCK Las Vegas show to announce the company has committed to working with the association to offer the Ella Klein Internship for the next five years.

A quote from 2023 Ella Klein Internship recipient, Kendra Garwin, on the WJA website reads, “My experience at Julius Klein made it clear that I wanted to be in the jewelry industry … it was a wonderful opportunity to experience the more practical (and fun) side of the business.” 

Applications are being accepted until July 31 and can be accessed on WJA’s website

For questions about this internship, contact Info@juliusklein.com or call 212-488-6800. 

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