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Internship Agreement

A written Internship Employment Contract can be used to appoint an intern or trainee to your organisation. An Internship Agreement relates to the education which the intern shall receive, together with insight and experience into the business for the term of the agreement. The internship agreement lays out the general expectations for the internship program. For example, the company may want to specify the exact dates of the internship, the scope of work, whether or not the intern will be paid, training that will be provided, and the specific goals of the assignment.

When should you use an Internship Contract?

Who should use a Internship Contract? If your business provides people with an opportunity to undergo training on an internship basis, the agreement of internship provides for the employment relationship to end when the trainee has completed the internship or training programme.

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Included in this Contract

This document contains all the basic aspects of an Internship Agreement, including:

  • Nature of Appointment;
  • Whether it will be paid internship or not;
  • Commencement and Duration;
  • Premature termination;
  • Services;
  • Transport;
  • Remuneration;
  • Sick Leave;
  • Family Responsibility Leave;
  • Maternity Leave;
  • Supervision;
  • Working Days and Hours;
  • Confidentiality;
  • Intellectual Property;
  • Domicilium;
  • Liability and Indemnity;
  • Breach;
  • Dispute Resolution;
  • Boilerplate clauses.

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Further Reading

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