Memorandum of Understanding for Paid Internship
Southwest Virginia Community College
Richlands, VA 24641-1510
This Memorandum of Understanding is made this _____ day of __________________, ____________
between Southwest Community College (SWCC), ______________________________, (the Host Site),
and ____________________(the student Intern).
WHEREAS, SWCC desires to maintain a coordinated internship program for qualified students;
WHEREAS, The Host Site and SWCC recognize the need for trained workers in the community,
and both parties desire to cooperate in furnishing an internship experience to students enrolled in the
WHEREAS, the student Intern recognizes the advantages of participating in supervised
on-the-job training while enrolled in the designated program and acknowledges that he/she will be paid
by the Host Site for the time and services provided.
NOW, THEREFORE, this Memorandum of Understanding establishes the following guidelines for
internship placement and defines the responsibilities of each party──SWCC, the Host site, and the
THE HOST SITE AGREES:
A. To allow the student participation and observation in the work setting of the Host S
collaborate with the SWCC Internship Coordinator to ensure the quality of internship
activities to be performed by the stud
C. To provide the student with an intern experience which will develop a practical background for
make the internship experience available for a minimum of _____ hours between
_______________, and _________________________.
E. Not to discriminate against any student or faculty member of the Program in regard to
lor, religion, national origin, sex, age, financial status, or handicap with respect to any matte
sing out of this agreemen
F. The Host Site reserves the right not to accept a student for any lawful reason.
encourage the Student Intern to complete his/her college education
provide appropriate personnel to supervise and evaluate student intern
advise SWCC regarding any student whose performance is unsatisfactory, whose person
racteristics prevent desirable relationship within the Host Site or limit the succ
completion of the internship. The Host Site may dismiss a student who is deemed unsatisfactory
d will notify SWCC of such a dismissal
follow company procedures for completing payroll paperwork. The Intern will be paid by
ost Site. The rate of pay for the term of internship is ____________