Suppose that a person W is about to start an internship at a company C soon, W just signed the contract. one of the clauses reads:
During the term of this contract, the Employee must not carry out any activities directly or indirectly in competition with company_name. The Employee must not have a direct or indirect interest in any businesses which compete with company_name or with which company_name has a business relationship.
This is an internship contract, therefore it has a defined end date.
Additionally, suppose that W has signed a contract with another company D, to start working there once the internship finishes (the dates of both contracts do not overlap at any time). This other work is in a very similar position to the one W will have in the internship but is regular employment.
I know W can not work for another company while doing the internship (because of the clause stated above), but my question is: Is having a contract on another similar company, for once the internship finishes, considered "an indirect interest in a business that competes with company_name"?