Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A job taken by a student in order to learn a profession or trade.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state of being an intern; the position of an intern.
  • n. The period of time during which a person is an intern.
  • n. A program to provide novices in a field with apprenticeship training.
  • n. The period of time during which a novice in a field serves in a subordinate capacity and continues to gain experience; the learning period before one becomes an expert.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the position of a medical intern

Etymologies

From intern +‎ -ship. (Wiktionary)

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