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Definition: An internship is when a student, usually in college, works for a set period (usually 12 weeks over the summer) for a print, broadcast or outline news outlet. The purpose of the internship is to give the student experience working for a professional news organization. Internships are usually paid, though some are unpaid and some may be for college credit.
Examples:
Jane landed a summer internship at the Beacon-Herald newspaper.

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