a resident member of the medical staff of a hospital, usually a recent medical school graduate serving under supervision.
Education. student teacher.
a person who works as an apprentice or trainee in an occupation or profession to gain practical experience, and sometimes also to satisfy legal or other requirements for being licensed or accepted professionally.
to be or perform the duties of an intern.
- Sometimes in·terne .
Other definitions for intern (2 of 3)
to restrict to or confine within prescribed limits, as prisoners of war, enemy aliens, or combat troops who take refuge in a neutral country.
to impound or hold within a country until the termination of a war, as a ship of a belligerent that has put into a neutral port and remained beyond a limited period.
a person who is or has been interned; internee.
How to use intern in a sentence
VOSD intern Kara Grant reports that local colleges have been working with companies that monitor test takers virtually through their webcam.Morning Report: College Students Are Getting Schooled on Surveillance | Voice of San Diego | November 30, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
She was a scouting intern with the New York Jets in 2017 and a quality control coach at Dartmouth from 2018 to 2019.Tyreek Hill and Derrick Henry deliver monster performances in NFL Week 12 | Cindy Boren, Mark Maske, Des Bieler | November 30, 2020 | Washington Post
We brought on some interns in the beginning and are also lucky to have some really nice friends with invaluable expertise who were happy to lend it to us when needed.The skin care brand striving to make medical-grade topicals both more luxe and accessible | Rachel King | November 29, 2020 | Fortune
Our intern is Emma Tyrrell, we had help this week from James Foster.Does Advertising Actually Work? (Part 2: Digital) (Ep. 441) | Stephen J. Dubner | November 26, 2020 | Freakonomics
He has contributed to Dollars and Sense, Baruch’s award-winning online magazine, and is currently an intern on the NBC News business and technology desk, and he has previously worked with the investigation unit.Meet ProPublica’s Emerging Reporters for the 2020 School Year | by Talia Buford | October 16, 2020 | ProPublica
She got involved in interning as a way to jumpstart her budding modeling career.
I was camera-loading and interning for people like Chris Blauvelt (The Bling Ring) who are now coming up as cinematographers.True Detective Director Cary Fukunaga’s Journey from Pro Snowboarder to Hollywood’s Most Wanted | Marlow Stern | February 26, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Roosevelt toyed with the idea of interning Italian-Americans in camps along with Japanese-Americans.
Uninterested in school, she dedicated her semesters and summers to interning at beauty magazines.The Girl Who Wrote About Drugs: Cat Marnell on Vice, Addiction & More | Caitlin Dickson | July 12, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
He got his internship director drunk to avoid interning for Ted Kennedy.
I made the recording while I was interning at a state institution.Sound of Terror | Don Berry
Since these words were written the British Press, or the Government maybe, has had the bright idea of interning one of them.Pot-Boilers | Clive Bell
British Dictionary definitions for intern
(ɪnˈtɜːn) (tr) to detain or confine (foreign or enemy citizens, ships, etc), esp during wartime
(ˈɪntɜːn) (intr) mainly US to serve or train as an intern
another word for internee
Also: interne med, US and Canadian a graduate in the first year of practical training after medical school, resident in a hospital and under supervision by senior doctors: British equivalent: house officer
mainly US a student teacher
mainly US a student or recent graduate receiving practical training in a working environment
an archaic word for internal
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