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1. the position of an intern in a hospital.
2. the term of service of an intern.
internship/in·tern·ship/ (in´tern-ship) the position or term of service of an intern in a hospital.
a period of apprenticeship for a medical school graduate who serves in a hospital for a specified period before beginning a professional practice. Some hospitals offer internships for new graduates in nursing or for senior nursing students.
internshipMedtalk A period–often 1 yr following the close of a period of formal education during which a health professional gains practical experience. See Acting internship.
n the course work or practicum conducted in a professional dental clinic. The student-to-teacher ratio is low, allowing each student to receive personal attention from the instructor. During the internship, students perform patient procedures while sitting chairside with a dental professional. Students also perform radiographs and operate dental equipment. The goals are to prepare students for the successful completion of statewide exams and to provide them with practical experience so they can become dental professionals.
the position held by an intern.