Steward Initial Adjustment Report – View

Hendro Trihatmojo

User IDhendrotrihatmojo
NameHendro Trihatmojo
Host and/or Supervisor NameCythia James
I am satisfied with my placement site4
I am starting to meet training objectives5
I am learning new skills5
Building on my existing skills5
I am clear about my responsibilities as a Steward4
I am clear about my J-1 visa obligations4
I am clear about contacting MESA first if I need to use my medical insurance4
I am clear about the reports I send MESA5
i am happy with my living situation3
I am receiving the stipend I agreed to4
I am training the hours I expected2
I am not having problems with my English4
I am not feeling homesick!5
Meets all my expectations4
Had a good arrival and/or Skype orientation4
Answers my questions clearly4
Is giving me the help I need to get started4
Is well organized5
Administers a high quality program5
Understands his/her role as a Host5
Understands why I came to the USA5
Knows my personal training objectives5
Gaves me a good orientation for my placement4
Gives me a good introduction to other interns/staff/employees5
Clearly explained my training schedule5
Is a good trainer/mentor5
Involves me in a diversity of activities5
Gives me responsibility5
Respects my opinion5
Has good communication skills5
Has a well run business3
Is safety conscious4
Provides good working conditions4
Provides personal protective equipment5
Maintains machinery in good condition5
Maintains buildings and work areas well5
Has helped me get settled in5
Helped me integrate into the community5
Is interested in my culture5
Was the MESA information you received in your home country clear? Was the description of your training site accurate? What more would you have liked MESA to send you before you left you home country?Yes, what information that I received about MESA and training site (Rodale Institute) in my home country was clear, and what MESA send to me before I left my home country is enough
If you worked with a Program Representative in your home country, was he/she helpful? Is there anything more the Representative could have done to help you complete your application or to better understand MESA's program?I was not worked with a Program Representative because no MESA representative in my country
Any problems with housing, electricity, heat, phone, driver's license, bank account, transportation? Other problems?No problem with housing, electricity, heat or phone. The problems are just about transportation and driving license.
Describe the training you have received since getting to your placement site. What have you learned so far? Have you attended any special training, workshops, conferences, classes, etc.?I got much training since I am in here (Rodale Institute), such as basic farm work training (hoeing, transplanting, weeding, planting, etc) , tractor training (driving tractor, handle the implement and use the implement), ASC/CSA workshops, Grafting training, Greenhouse maintenance training, composting, soil conservation training, no-till farming training, Marketing training, etc

In Short word, Rodale Institute is a perfect place to get training about organic agriculture
Have you been involved in an cultural activities since your arrival? (examples : farmers' workshop, library event, soccer games, family activities, etc)Yes, I attended and involved on farmers workshop that held by PennState Extention, Staff birthday party, and farm tour
Any suggestions to improve MESA's program?I hope MESA open representative in my home country.
By checking "YES" you confirm that you are the person listed on the top of this survey and that all information is accurate and truthfulYes