All PiA fellows and summer interns are required to submit a series of reports during the year: for summer interns, a report at the conclusion of the internship; for first-year fellows, a report at 3 months and at 6 months; and for second-year fellows, a report at the conclusion of the 2 years. You can download a template for each report category below. These reports are important for two reasons: 1) to keep PiA up-to-date on the specifics of each post (especially as all the posts evolve from year to year); and 2) to provide applicants and future fellows with current information on the position. Additionally, we draw on these reports for the PiA newsletter and orientation materials.
Overview of Required Reports:
Upon Arrival: Email us to confirm that you have arrived and to send us your home/work addresses and mobile/work phone and fax numbers. It is important for us to know this information and we will issue a revised "Fellows Contact Information Sheet" several times during the year.
3-Month Report: A detailed report of job responsibilities, monthly budget, accommodations, lifestyle, and initial impressions of the post/country, to be used by applicants contemplating your post for next year.
6-Month Report: A self-evaluation of your job performance and comments on ways to improve the position. This report also focuses on deeper impressions of your time abroad and stories of travel, etc. In addition, we ask for your input on the country handbooks you received at orientation and submissions for "Lessons That Work."
Final Report (for second years only): Any revisions on the nature of the job/living situation and a summation of your experience -- high points, low points, and overall value.
Along with these reports, fellows are strongly encouraged to submit photos, descriptions of travel adventures, and reflections on interesting experiences. We often include photos and excerpts from fellow letters in our newsletter/alumni bulletins, so please stay in touch and let us know what life is like in Asia! We have to live vicariously from New Jersey somehow.
Please refer to the following templates to complete your reports:
3-Month Teaching Fellow Report
6-Month Teaching Fellow Report (with Lessons that Work)
Lessons that Work