What is Field Work Term?
Every year, every Bennington student spends 200 hours in a job or internship, honing their knowledge, skills, and aspirations through the world of work.
Why Hire a Bennington Intern?
Our students and graduates are experienced, ready, and equipped with key workplace competencies. But don't take it from us—we'll let you hear it straight from our interns' employers.
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By the measures that matter to employers, Bennington students exceed expectations and far outpace their peers nationally–97% of employers are satisfied or extremely satisfied with their Bennington intern. Employers tell us our students are able to enter complex situations; to work and think independently and as part of a team; and to navigate ambiguities, trade-offs, and uncertainties. Work experience is a critical pillar of our students’ education; their contributions are equally valued by their employers.