Definition of clerkship in English:


Pronunciation /ˈklərkˌSHip/ /ˈklərkˌʃɪp/


  • The position or status of a clerk, especially in the legal profession.

    ‘Perhaps the most damaging evidence against him comes from two lawyers he interviewed for Supreme Court clerkships.’
    • ‘These days, the right clerkships mean a straight shot into the White House.’
    • ‘Over the weekend I learned that Mrs Bailey has been offered the clerkship of Keighley Town Council.’
    • ‘I do not know where she finished in her law school class at Michigan, but it must have been high to obtain a federal clerkship.’
    • ‘In my 3rd year, a group of four of us were sent on a clerkship to Alexandria.’
    • ‘I had the pleasure of teaching this guy last year when he was dong his Dermatology clerkship.’
    • ‘Students frequently have other responsibilities while on clerkships that may detract from performing patient care functions.’
    • ‘In my administrator/academician role, I coordinate the medical student clerkships and psychiatry resident inpatient and outpatient public sector rotations for the university.’
    • ‘The three closest affiliates are Swedish Covenant Hospital, Lutheran General Hospital and Mt. Sinai Hospital, which is where most student clerkships are done.’
    • ‘Thus, students, if likely to participate, prefer to participate in programs in which they receive university credit that is equivalent to pharmacy clerkships.’
    • ‘The nontraditional clerkships are designed to be part-time and indirectly precepted at the students' practice site or another clinical site.’
    • ‘Introductory-level texts were selected, as these are more apt to be used by medical students in psychiatry courses and during clinical clerkships.’
    • ‘In addition to clerkships that are associated with disease management modules, extra general medicine clerkship experiences are required.’
    • ‘The rural experience consisted of weekly case tutorials and discipline specific clinical clerkships while living in a rural community for two months.’
    • ‘In many cases, students had inadequate communication and interpersonal skills which became particularly evident on clerkships.’
    • ‘Before beginning senior clerkships, traditional entry-level PhannD students were randomized into two groups.’
    • ‘Students serving in clerkships, by convention, are presumably less capable of providing the technical aspects of patient care.’
    • ‘Students select two clerkships of interest from a list of elective rotations ranging from manufacturing to research to education.’
    • ‘Looking back on their education, graduates felt that early experience had reduced the stress they experienced when they first met patients during clerkships.’
    • ‘All administrative talent is killed, and the masses have to be satisfied with petty village offices and clerkships.’