The survey link is emailed to first-year students midway through FWT and is due one week prior to the last day of FWT.
These evaluations become part of a student’s permanent academic record and are considered in a student’s final FWT assessment by the College.
Late or poor evaluations may adversely affect a student’s FWT assessment.
All returning students are required to update their profile and resume on Handshake for review by the FWT team.
Written evaluations of student performance are required from all FWT supervisors for primary jobs.
In rare cases, behavior may also result in disciplinary action if in conflict with the policies outlined in the Bennington College Handbook.
Based on the evaluation criteria outlined above, a student will receive an assessment of “Pass,” “Marginal Pass,” “Fail,” or “Incomplete” for FWT.Your answers to these questions will be shared with your academic advisors.Behavior in violation of the FWT Student Employer Agreement may adversely affect a student’s final FWT assessment, depending on the circumstances.For this reason, FWT due dates for site applications and profile setup on Handshake, registration, reflective essay submission, supervisor evaluations, and time sheets are firm, and students will be held accountable to these dates.If due dates are missed, a final FWT assessment may be adversely affected.Field Work Term (FWT) provides students a platform for integrating classroom study with work in the world.Throughout Field Work Term, students develop capacities central to the Bennington curriculum: the abilities to effectively inquire, research, create, engage and communicate.The survey link is emailed to returning students midway through FWT and is due on the last day of FWT.You will be asked to answer each of the questions below with a maximum of 300 words (one paragraph per question), showing your ability to refine and condense your thoughts to present key ideas clearly and succinctly.Gibbs’ Reflective Cycle is one model for developing and structuring a piece of reflective writing as outlined in the introductory video.However, regardless of which model or approach you use, several elements are generally present in reflective writing.