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addaword.gifdefinition of externship

noun
US English: a short period of work related to one's studies, especially in medicine and the law
Externships can be viewed as job shadowing, since externs are closely supervised by employee volunteers who agree to walk them through day-to-day routines.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 08/05/2012 10:12:00
Definition of externship from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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