Definition of internship noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈɪntɜːnʃɪp//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɪntɜːrnʃɪp//
    (North American English) Hospitals, Job interviews, Describing jobs
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  1. 1a period of time during which a student or new graduate gets practical experience in a job, for example during the summer holiday/vacation an internship at a television station compare placement (2), work experience See related entries: Job interviews, Describing jobs
  2. 2a job that an advanced student of medicine, whose training is nearly finished, does in a hospital to get further practical experience See related entries: Hospitals
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: internship