An externship is taking during your time at vet school - usually during the 3rd or 4th year. It is generally 2-6 weeks in duration but that varies with the site. Essentially, you go someplace else to learn about vet med for a little while. It is required at my school for the 4th year - you have to have at least 4 weeks taken during that time that are graded. They are also called preceptorships.Can someone please explain what the difference is?
Another way to look at it:Can someone please explain what the difference is?