ex·​tern·​ship | \ ˈek-ˌstərn-ˌship How to pronounce externship (audio) \

Definition of externship

: a training program that is part of a course of study of an educational institution and is taken in private business

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Examples of externship in a Sentence

prior to graduation from the culinary school he had served an externship as a sous chef at a high-end restaurant
Recent Examples on the Web An externship program started in 2019 places nearly a dozen aspiring F&B professionals, annually, in marquee kitchens and dining rooms across town including The Columns, Sylvain, Palm and Pine, and Domino. Brad Japhe, Condé Nast Traveler, 24 Aug. 2021 Depending on their age, employees’ children could sign up either as campers who would attend virtual programs or as counselors who would treat the experience like an externship. Emily Barone, Time, 6 Apr. 2021 Hentges had an externship with Zebra Technologies this offseason through an NFL Players Association program. Mark Inabinett | Minabinett@al.com, al, 31 Mar. 2021 The externship can give that exposure to these 100 institutions which come from the length and breadth of the country. Ananya Bhattacharya, Quartz, 26 Mar. 2021 After two years of culinary school and an externship at a resort in Florida, Squire graduated from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Academy of Culinary Arts, outside of Pittsburgh. Leslie Cardé, NOLA.com, 2 Dec. 2020 After classroom hours are completed, students must then do an externship with the City of Houston for hands-on application. Emilia Benton, Houston Chronicle, 16 Oct. 2020 Laurent Duvernay-Tardif works during his externship in sports medicine at the McGill Sport Medicine Clinic in Montreal. Chuck Schilken, Los Angeles Times, 28 Apr. 2020 With help from the NFL Players Association, Dobbs participated in an externship program at NASA, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, rubbing shoulders with engineers and receiving a crash course in space travel. Paul Myerberg, USA TODAY, 29 Apr. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of externship

1905, in the meaning defined above

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“Externship.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/externship. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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