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 Her culinary resume includes externships with famed chef Michael Mina in Florida and also with renowned chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten in New York City. Jeff Forward, Houston Chronicle, "Revamped menu highlights talent of chef at Woodlands eatery Broken Barrel," 5 Dec. 2019 The fellows will receive full scholarships, pro bono legal services, workforce training, and externship rotations in the cannabis industry that come with college credits. BostonGlobe.com, "A coalition of local elected officials, cannabis leaders, and academics is teaming up to launch an educational program that will offer scholarships, training, and mentorship to help people harmed by marijuana prohibition to find jobs in the cannabis industry.," 25 Oct. 2019 In the middle of Dunagan's externship with Segal in Chicago, there was a freak snowstorm at the end of April. Dahlia Ghabour, The Courier-Journal, "Who run the world? This Louisville culinary program proves it's female chefs," 22 Oct. 2019 Culinary school: My program was eight months total, six months of classroom learning and two months of externship. Mckenna Moore, Fortune, "This Woman Went From Goldman Sachs to Blue Apron Recipe Tester. Here’s Why," 23 July 2019 Phillip Leung, a 21-year-old Dublin resident, takes BART and a VTA express bus to get to his externship at the U.S. Patent Office in San Jose. Erin Baldassari, The Mercury News, "VTA bus, light-rail service to continue Monday as union goes radio silent," 23 June 2019 Seattle University has not had students in the ICE externship for several years, Clark wrote. Asia Fields, The Seattle Times, "Seattle University Law School suspends externship with ICE," 21 Nov. 2018 An externship provides students with legal work experience for school credit. Asia Fields, The Seattle Times, "Seattle University Law School suspends externship with ICE," 21 Nov. 2018 After pressure from students, Seattle University School of Law administrators suspended its externship with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Asia Fields, The Seattle Times, "Seattle University Law School suspends externship with ICE," 21 Nov. 2018

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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 27 Feb. 2020.

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