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"internship" in British English

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internshipnoun [C]

uk   /ˈɪn.tɜːn.ʃɪp/  us   /-tɝːn-/ US
  • internship noun [C] (IN A HOSPITAL)

a ​period of ​trainingspent in a ​hospital by a ​youngdoctor in ​order to ​finishtheirmedicalqualification: 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 ​particulartype of ​work: Jane has a summer internship at a ​local TV ​station.
(Definition of internship from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"internship" in American English

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internshipnoun [C]

 us   /ˈɪn·tɜrnˌʃɪp/
a ​period of ​timespentreceiving or ​completingtraining at a ​job as a ​part of ​becomingqualified to do it: He ​served his internship at a ​localhospital.
(Definition of internship from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"internship" in Business English

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internshipnoun [C]

uk   /ˈɪntɜːnʃɪp/  us   /-tɝː–/ US WORKPLACE
a ​period of ​time during which a ​studentworks for a ​company or ​organization in ​order to get ​experience of a particular ​type of ​work: The ​businessstudents often do an internship during their ​longvacation in ​e-commercecompanies. a paid/summer internship an internship ​program
(Definition of internship from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “internship”
in Chinese (Simplified) 医学, 医生实习期…
in Chinese (Traditional) 醫學, 醫生實習期…
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