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internship

noun [C] uk   /ˈɪn.tɜːn.ʃɪp/ us    /-tɝːn-/ US

internship noun [C] (IN A HOSPITAL)

a period of training spent in a hospital by a young doctor in order to finish their medical qualification: He served his internship at Garfield Hospital.

internship noun [C] (IN A COMPANY)

a period of time during which someone works for a company or organization in order to get experience of a particular type of work: Jane has a summer internship at a local TV station.
Translations of “internship”
in Chinese (Traditional) 醫學, 醫生實習期…
in Chinese (Simplified) 医学, 医生实习期…
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