a required period of supervised practice done off campus or away from one's affiliated institution: The young doctor served six months of externship at a nearby clinic.

1940–45; extern + -ship

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She says the externship program is important because it helps students make connections and begin networking.
Education to your school of pharmacy to request verification of pharmacy education and externship hours granted.
He also mentioned, a problem with an externship is that some insurance companies will not pay if the student is not licensed.
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