externship

[ ek-sturn-ship ]
/ ˈɛk stɜrnˌʃɪp /

noun

a required period of supervised practice done off campus or away from one's affiliated institution: The young doctor served six months of externship at a nearby clinic.

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Origin of externship

First recorded in 1940–45; extern + -ship
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