work experience

Definitions

Commerce

Information & Library Science

  • noun a situation in which a student spends some time doing a job to see whether he or she likes it

Media Studies

  • noun a period of time spent in a place of work such as a newspaper office or television studio, observing how others carry out their jobs and sometimes undertaking small tasks. It is usually unpaid, but provides valuable experience of the workplace, and can often be a stepping stone to a permanent position.
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