Definition of “internship” - English Dictionary

“internship” in British English

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internshipnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɪn.tɜːn.ʃɪp/ us /ˈɪn.tɝːn.ʃɪp/ 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.

(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 time spent receiving or completing training at a job as a part of becoming qualified to do it:

He served his internship at a local hospital.

(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 student works for a company or organization in order to get experience of a particular type of work:

The business students often do an internship during their long vacation in e-commerce companies.
a paid/summer internship
an internship program

(Definition of “internship” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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