internship[in′tʉrn′s̸hip′, in tʉrn′-]
- The definition of an internship is a period in which you work for free or little pay in order to learn a skill or get your foot in the door of an industry.
An example of an internship is when you work for a newspaper for free over your summer vacation in order to learn what the newspaper business is like.
- the position of an intern
- the period of service as an intern
From intern + -ship.