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12/01/2006 AT 08:10 AM EST
Prince William's girlfriend, Kate Middleton, has a new job – working for British clothing chain Jigsaw.
A source at Jigsaw tells PEOPLE: "I can confirm she works for the company, but we're not making any other comment."
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's title: accessory buyer. On Thursday, her duties included brewing tea and fetching drinks and snacks as she assisted on a fashion shoot, according to Britain's The Sun
Middleton, 24, who is frequently photographed wearing Jigsaw, has close ties with the brand. Jigsaw's owner is tycoon John Robinson, a friend of Prince Charles.
On vacation in Mustique earlier this year, Middleton and William stayed at Robinson's mansion. Post-Mustique, Middleton appeared at a Jigsaw party – wearing Jigsaw.
The new job gives Middleton, who has been working on establishing her own children's clothing line (her parents own a kids' party paraphernalia company), a chance to learn about the business.
For more on Middleton and Prince William, see this week's cover story in PEOPLE, on newsstands Friday.