internship

noun
in·​tern·​ship
variants: also interneship \ ˈin-​ˌtərn-​ˌship How to pronounce interneship (audio) \

Medical Definition of internship

1 : the state or position of being an intern
2a : a period of service as an intern
b : the phase of medical training covered during such service

Learn More about internship

Cite this Entry

“Internship.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/internship. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on internship

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for internship

Nglish: Translation of internship for Spanish Speakers

Comments on internship

What made you want to look up internship? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Namesakes Word Quiz

  • a citrus fruit possibly named after a person
  • Which of the following is a fruit named after a Moroccan seaport?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!