internship internship  /ˈɪn tərn ˌʃɪp/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the position of a medical intern

Usage(s):

  1. Though internships were formerly touted as an opportunity for students to explore career options, doing so now comes with a price.
  2. Career experts concur: the time to start looking for that internship is now.
  3. I work in a field so competitive that few would consider me weird for having slogged through four internships before graduation.

News

  1. Oak Point teen chosen for internship at state Rep. Pat Fallon’s office

    Oak Point teen Robert Stewart will be able to get his “feet wet” after being accepted into an internship program established by state Representative Pat Fallon (R-Frisco).
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Little Elm Journal

  2. Miller: Expert advice on getting the most out of an internship

    Treat an internship like a class: Do your homework and show up prepared
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Star-Ledger

  3. Is The Unpaid Internship Dead?

    Headlines this week about a federal judge?s ruling in an unpaid internship case are shining a light on the murky, confusing world of internships and making it clear that in most cases the law requires private employers to pay a minimum wage, even if the interns have voluntarily signed on
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Forbes

Quotes

  1. "The request came through quite a while ago," a spokesperson for Treacy told UK Vogue. "They get on well and she has applied for an internship although nothing has been confirmed yet."
    on May 18, 2010 By: Philip Treacy Source: Herald Sun

  2. "She has never run anything," former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney said. "And the idea that she could learn to be president, you know, as an internship just doesn't make sense."
    on Oct 21, 2007 By: Mitt Romney Source: The News-Press

  3. "I'm going to go and take an internship and just do something that's like completely normal, and just rap at the weekends or something," West says.
    on Dec 14, 2008 By: Kanye West Source: Metro Canada - Vancouver

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