They can be paid or unpaid. One way or another, the goal of an internship should be to teach the intern and not to support the company. Given your internship in the company and the disclosure of the information, you also accept that: (1) at the end of your connection with the company, all proprietary information and all copies, excerpts and other objects or objects in which they may be contained or embodied will be immediately returned; (2) You will immediately notify the company of any unauthorized disclosure of proprietary information within your control; 3. They agree to comply with the company`s strict directive that employees and trainees cannot, directly or indirectly, disclose information, including the terms of this letter, to an individual, including other company staff and interns, about compensation; However, provided you can discuss the terms of this letter with your immediate family members and with all legal, tax or accounting specialists who would provide you with legal, tax or accounting advice; and (4) You understand and believe that any violation of the provisions of this section could cause the company to suffer irreparable damage and not be able to remedy it properly. Accordingly, you accept that in the event of an infringement, the company has the right to apply for an appropriate exemption and another discharge that can be granted by a competent court. It works with the intern`s school plan. The extent to which the internship is in accordance with the academic obligations of the trainee is in accordance with the academic calendar. 2.1. The company, in collaboration with the intern and the UNIVERSITY, defines the framework of the internship. Let the intern recognize that the internship is unpaid, that the intern is not an employee and that the intern is not entitled to a paid job at the end of the internship. 6.2. The copyright of the software developed by the trainee as part of the organization of the internship is transferred to the company without compensation and without restrictions. The copyright on the other creations produced by the intern during the internship is also the property of the company.
Without restriction, the company has the right to modify the works transferred to the company and the company is fully authorized to transfer these rights to third parties. In addition, the company is not required to make use of these rights. So you did your homework. You checked the DOL. You`ve been thinking about the advice I gave you for the last time. Now it`s time to put the pen on paper and prepare a written agreement for your company`s legal unpaid internship program. Finally, as a future internal employer, it is not enough to put these things into a contract. At the end of the day, there is no promise of paid employment. The extent to which the intern and employer understand that the internship is carried out without the right to paid employment at the end of the internship.
In this contribution, we will cover the basics of unpaid internships and what you should include in your contract with any unpaid intern.