intern intern  /ˈɪn tərn/


  1. (n) an advanced student or graduate in medicine gaining supervised practical experience (`houseman' is a British term)
  2. (v) deprive of freedom
  3. (v) work as an intern


  1. From apprentices to White House lackeys, the work of an intern has taken on many forms over time.
  2. Drudge hates the word blogger, yet his exclusive about the former President and intern Monica Lewinsky set out an animated-gif siren for an army of armchair pundits to follow.
  3. It's rare that a summer intern gets to author a report under the masthead of Morgan Stanley.


  1. Chardon graduate to intern at United Way of Geauga

    United Way Services of Geauga County announced Kristen Novotney will serve as a summer intern.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The News-Herald

  2. Tad Mast is Star Press Union summer intern

    Belle Plaine’s Tad Mast is working at The Star Press Union as a summer intern. Mast said, “I went to Belle Plaine Schools from elementary up to high school, even taking my mother Leah Mast’s class. After graduation, I enrolled at Iowa State University as an aerospace engineer. It didn’t take long for me to [...]
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Star Press Union

  3. Former Deadspin intern Sam Page attended the MLB draft and managed to stay awake: "Feeling the life

    Former Deadspin intern Sam Page attended the MLB draft and managed to stay awake: "Feeling the life sucked out the room, Tommy Lasorda takes the opportunity to scream 'Wake up everybody!' into the mic, before announcing a Dodgers pick." [ SNY ]
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Deadspin


  1. "You ever had an intern? Get an intern and you'll see what it is," Wallace said before Game 1. "You teach an intern some things, but you won't teach an intern everything."
    on May 12, 2008 By: Rasheed Wallace Source: USA Today

  2. "I immediately told those guys that it was an intern that took it off the ledge and put it on the floor right there," said Weis, who was approached during the game about the incident. "It wasn't like somebody was trying to do something...
    on Sep 20, 2008 By: Charlie Weis Source: Blue and Gold Illustrated (registration)

  3. "When we started writing 'Avenue Q,' Jeff (Marx) was an intern and I was a temp," said Lopez. "Our lives kinda sucked so we came up with an idea for a show about people like us whose lives all kinda suck."
    on Jun 6, 2004 By: Robert Lopez Source: San Diego Union Tribune

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