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

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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 The full course lasts eight weeks, involves full-time immersion and requires an externship, and costs from $1,750 to $1,995 per week. Jonathan Reynolds, Town & Country, "At Your Service," 11 July 2014 The event was part of a larger externship program that helps sophomores and juniors explore career options in various fields. Ben Brazil, latimes.com, "Costa Mesa nonprofit prepares girls for the workforce with event at South Coast Plaza," 28 June 2018 An externship program with Prisma Graphic allows students in-depth learning in a rotation through 10 different areas of their business. Tj Gibson, azcentral, "Business savvy graduates in high demand," 18 June 2018 Law clerks and externs from numerous federal courts shared with us that they had felt demeaned, belittled, or humiliated during their clerkships or externships. Joan Biskupic, CNN, "Senate Judiciary Committee takes up #MeToo in the courts," 13 June 2018

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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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