internship

[ in-turn-ship ]
/ ˈɪn tɜrnˌʃɪp /

noun

the state or condition of being an intern.
the period during which a person serves as an intern.
any official or formal program to provide practical experience for beginners in an occupation or profession: an internship for management trainees.
a position as a participant in such a program: She has accepted an internship in a law firm.
any period of time during which a beginner acquires experience in an occupation, profession, or pursuit: She had a long internship before starting her own recording studio.

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Origin of internship

First recorded in 1900–05; intern2 + -ship
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British Dictionary definitions for internship

internship
/ (ˈɪntɜːnʃɪp) /

noun

mainly US and Canadian the position of being an intern or the period during which a person is an intern
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