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Congratulations to all who have secured a FWT site! We wish you a great Field Work Term. Please feel free to contact the FWT & CDO at
or x4321 (802-440-4321 from off campus) if you need any help now or during FWT. We are here to answer any questions, help you problem-solve issues that may arise, and/or celebrate your successes. Best of luck!
For those who have yet to register, please meet with Erica Walsh as soon as possible to discuss your FWT circumstances. Students who have not registered for FWT by Friday, January 17, 2014, will receive a failing grade for the term and will be required to complete a makeup FWT.
Once your registration is received, we will email your supervisor(s) a confirmation letter. They must respond in order for you to be fully registered, so be in touch with them if you haven’t already to let them know to expect this correspondence from the College. We will also email your faculty advisor to receive preliminary approval of your FWT site. If we don't receive confirmation from your supervisor or approval from your advisor, or if the FWT director doesn't approve your site, we will be in touch with you to figure out a plan for next steps. As such, please check your emails daily during the last weeks of fall term classes.
After receiving confirmation from your employer, and site approval from your faculty advisor and FWT director, in
the FWT & CDO will send you an email containing your registration confirmation along with important information about the term. If you do not receive this confirmation before the end of classes of
Friday, December 13
, or have questions about the information you receive, please contact
in the FWT & CDO.
Students wishing to add a primary job to their already-registered FWT may do so by submitting the necessary information to the FWT & CDO through
no later than
Friday, January 17, 2014
Information about FWT policy including clarification about primary and supplemental hours can be found in the
. Additionally, all FWT documents, including timesheets and reflective project prompts, are available in the document library of
Housing lists and pertinent information are also listed in the document library section of
Further updates and notifications throughout FWT will be sent to your Bennington email addresses, so check frequently. (Students are expected to stay available for communication from the College over FWT and are responsible for information sent to them. If you will not have access to your Bennington email account over FWT, please contact the FWT & CDO with alternate contact information.)
Be sure to stay connect by checking out our
Senior Conference will take place
Sunday–Monday, February 16–17, 2014
. Seniors participating in the conference may move back into their rooms
Saturday, February 15