noun: intern; plural noun: interns; noun: interne; plural noun: internes
a student or trainee who works, sometimes without pay, at a trade or occupation in order to gain work experience.synonyms:trainee, apprentice, probationer, (summer) student, novice, beginner
"an intern at a local firm"
a recent medical graduate receiving supervised training in a hospital and acting as an assistant physician or surgeon.
verb: intern; 3rd person present: interns; past tense: interned; past participle: interned; gerund or present participle: interning
confine (someone) as a prisoner, especially for political or military reasons.
"the refugees were interned in camps"
serve as an intern.
"she's interning with an accounting firm"
early 16th century (as an adjective in the sense ‘internal’): from French interne(adjective), interner (verb), from Latin internus ‘inward, internal.’ Current senses date from the 19th century.