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[ek-sturn-ship] /ˈɛk stɜrnˌʃɪp/
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.
Origin of externship
1940-45; extern + -ship Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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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.
  • Application procedures for any type of externship are the same.

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