Writing the Internship Agreement (Technical/IT) document
This Internship Agreement (the "Agreement") is made this Current Day day of Current Month, Current Year by and between Company Name, a State company (hereafter "Company"), and First Last, (hereafter "Intern").
Company is offering a paid or unpaid internship which shall consist of the following activities:
Insert areas in which the Intern will participate or department in which the Intern will work. Intern has agreed to perform work for Company on this project.
In consideration of the mutual covenants set forth in this Agreement, Company and Intern hereby agree as follows:
Intern shall be available according to an agreed-upon schedule ("the Schedule") and shall provide the following efforts and services as requested:
Insert description of work to be engaged in or services to be provided.
Company will compensate Intern on the following basis: hourly rate/flat fee/commission/experience-only or other: Insert Payment Rate.
If hourly rate, include the following:
Intern will submit written, signed reports of the time spent performing services under this Agreement, itemizing in reasonable detail the date on which services were performed, the number of hours spent on such date, and a brief description of the services rendered. If college credit, then insert obligations and accounting responsibilities and timeline(s) for all parties.
For example, meet with supervisors regularly on a monthly basis;
Submit a written self-evaluation at the end of the internship term;
Keep a weekly journal of accomplishments. Company will receive reports no less than once per month on or before the Payment Day day of each month, and the total amount of work will not exceed Maximum Amount. Company shall pay Intern all amounts due within 30 days after such reports are received.
College Credit or Obligations of Company to Universities or other Learning Institutions. All requests for college credit or other certification must be presented to Company prior to the beginning of internship and are subject to Company approval.
Nothing herein shall be construed to create an employer-employee relationship between the parties. The consideration set forth above shall be the sole payment due to Intern for services rendered. It is understood that Company will not withhold any amounts for payment of taxes from the compensation of Intern and that Intern will be solely responsible to pay all applicable taxes from said payment, including payments owed to Intern's employees and subagents.
Intern shall provide proof of Insert Insurance Requirements here. Intern shall be covered by insurance coverage provided. Interns would not be expected to carry liability insurance like a subcontractor would; however, issues of Workers Compensation should be addressed in this section.
All work will be done in a competent manner in accordance with applicable standards of the profession.
Intern shall make no representations, warranties or commitments binding Company without Company's prior written consent.
In the course of performing services, the parties recognize that Intern may come in contact with or become familiar with information which Company or its clients may consider confidential. This information may include, but is not limited to, information pertaining to design methods, pricing information, or work methods of Company, as well as information provided by clients of Company for inclusion in work to be developed for clients, which may be of value to competitors of Company or to its clients. Intern agrees to keep all such information confidential and not to discuss any of it with anyone other than appropriate Company personnel or their delegates. The parties agree that in the event of a breach of this Agreement, damages may be difficult to ascertain or prove.
The parties therefore agree that if Intern breaches this Agreement, Company shall be entitled to seek relief from a court of competent jurisdiction, including injunctive relief, and shall be entitled to an award of liquidated damages in the amount of Liquidation Dollar Amount.
Term of Agreement
This Agreement shall begin on Start Date and shall terminate on End Date, unless terminated for any reason by either party upon thirty (30) days prior written notice.
Any notice or communication permitted or required by this Agreement shall be deemed effective when personally delivered or deposited, postage prepaid, by first-class regular mail, addressed to the other party's last known address.
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement of the parties with regard to the subject matter hereof, and replaces and supersedes all other agreements or understanding, whether written or oral. No amendment, extension, or change of the Agreement shall be binding unless it is in writing and signed by all of the parties hereto.
This Agreement shall be binding upon and shall inure to the benefit of Company and to Company's successors and assigns. Nothing in this Agreement shall be construed to permit the assignment by Intern of any rights or obligations hereunder to any third party without Company's prior written consent.
All plans, ideas, improvements or inventions developed by Intern during the term of this Agreement shall belong to Company and/or its clients for whom work is being performed by Intern. Intern shall, however, retain the right to display works he or she creates for Company in his or her portfolio, subject to Company's written approval in advance, said approval not to be unreasonably withheld.
This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of State. Exclusive jurisdiction and venue shall be in the County County, State Superior Court. The prevailing party shall be entitled to recover its reasonable attorney fees and statutory costs. If any portion of this Agreement is declared unenforceable, that portion shall be construed to give it the maximum effect possible, and the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect.
Each party represents and warrants that, on the date first written above, they are authorized to enter into this Agreement in entirety and duly bind their respective principals by their signature below: