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externship Line breaks: ex¦tern|ship
Pronunciation: /ɪkˈstəːnʃɪp/
/ɛkˈstəːnʃɪp/

Definition of externship in English:

noun

North American
A temporary training programme in a workplace, especially one offered to students as part of a course of study: an eight-week externship
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  • The faculty even discussed with a student the possibility of coordinating a clinical externship with thesis research.
  • Students participate in a mandatory fourth-year externship at Trident Medical Center.
  • Now that I'm on my externship, I return to school each Tuesday for continuing instruction.

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