Steward Initial Adjustment Report – View

Marcia Allison Suarez Huete

User IDallison
NameMarcia Allison Suarez Huete
Host and/or Supervisor NameJonh Jeavon
I am satisfied with my placement site5
I am starting to meet training objectives4
I am learning new skills4
Building on my existing skills4
I am clear about my responsibilities as a Steward3
I am clear about my J-1 visa obligations5
I am clear about contacting MESA first if I need to use my medical insurance5
I am clear about the reports I send MESA2
i am happy with my living situation5
I am receiving the stipend I agreed to5
I am training the hours I expected5
I am not having problems with my English3
I am not feeling homesick!4
For any items on the list above that you checked "Strongly Disagree," please explain here1. With responsibilities, it would be interesting to work on a clearer task plan.
2. With the reports with Mesa, the system was giving failures. Therefore, we can not deliver them in a timely manner. Besides, I did not realize that I had to send the objectives of the 1st month.
3. English, we are working as a team.
Meets all my expectations5
Had a good arrival and/or Skype orientation5
Answers my questions clearly4
Is giving me the help I need to get started5
Is well organized3
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 placement5
Gives me a good introduction to other interns/staff/employees5
Clearly explained my training schedule3
Is a good trainer/mentor5
Involves me in a diversity of activities3
Gives me responsibility5
Respects my opinion5
Has good communication skills5
Has a well run business5
Is safety conscious5
Provides good working conditions5
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
For any items on the list above that you checked "2-Somewhat Disagree" or "1-Strongly Disagree," please explain here:I would like to socialize with other people, outside the Farm. For being away from the city it is complex to leave the Farm.
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?All good
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?no, but everything went well
Any problems with housing, electricity, heat, phone, driver's license, bank account, transportation? Other problems?no, all good
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.?Basic concepts about Biointensive.

We were able to attend a community forum at Ford Bragg, about how to make community through food
Have you been involved in an cultural activities since your arrival? (examples : farmers' workshop, library event, soccer games, family activities, etc)Unfortunately not yet and they are the things that I would like, as part of socializing
Any suggestions to improve MESA's program?Socialization outside of host houses is very important for interns
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