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 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, "'There's Just Three Months of Time.' This Company Launched an Emergency Online Summer Camp to Keep Employees' Kids Occupied," 6 Apr. 2021 Hentges had an externship with Zebra Technologies this offseason through an NFL Players Association program. Mark Inabinett | Minabinett@al.com, al, "Vikings put Hale Hentges on NFL’s reserve/retired list," 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, "How GitHub is democratising coding for developers, students, and startups in India," 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, "Food Network show helps New Orleans baker rise to the occasion with scenes built from cake," 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, "Health care: Pandemic makes for unique training opportunities," 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, "From offensive line to coronavirus front line: Super Bowl champ quickly switches focus," 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, "Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback spends part of NFL offseason working at NASA," 29 Apr. 2020 The school fosters relationships with Hollywood and Silicon Beach through its externship program and offers specializations including media and entertainment law, technology and entrepreneurship law and business law. Ashley Cullins, The Hollywood Reporter, "Top Entertainment Law Schools: 11 Colleges and Universities Where Hollywood Reporter's Power Lawyers Got Started," 2 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of externship

1905, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of externship was in 1905

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12 Apr 2021

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“Externship.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/externship. Accessed 18 Apr. 2021.

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