GW Law

Field Placement Program
Supervisor's Final Evaluation Form
Summer 2013

Due Date:
July 26, 2013
Please remember when completing the form, you must do the following:

(1) Click ‘Click ‘Review Form,’
(2) Review your entries and print or save a copy of the form, and
(3)Click ‘Submit’ a second time to transmit the form.  You will receive a confirmation email when the form transmits properly.
**Please note that the student will not receive credit for his/her externship until this evaluation is received.

Student’s First Name:


Student’s Last Name:


Placement Term:


**Note: Note:  If you are completing this form for a semester other than Summer 2013, stop and contact to obtain a copy of the proper form


Supervisor's First Name:


Supervisor's Last Name:


Supervisor's Title:


Supervisor's Email:


Placement Agency/Organization:
Placement Division:

Placement Office/Section:





Please be advised that students must meet the following requirements in order to receive credit for their internships:

  • Complete 60 hours of work per credit
  • Complete 5 pages of work product per credit
  • Submit the Student Final Evaluation
  • Submit a time log and a work product log signed by their supervising attorney
Submit copies of their work product (to be reviewed by Field Placement Program staff ONLY).
Did the student receive any form of compensation for work performed? Please note that the term “compensation” includes, but is not limited to: stipends, reimbursement for expenses (e.g., transportation, meals, etc.), and other non-monetary forms of remuneration.
Yes No

If yes, please describe below:

Student Evaluation


Please be candid in your responses.
This evaluation will not be shared with your student without your permission

1. Is the student permitted to submit his/her work product to the Program so that we can verify that he/she has met the work product requirement? 
  Additional Comments


2. Please evaluate your extern’s performance according to the scale below:

6 - Outstanding Performance: consistently exceeds expectations, on par with an entry level attorney.
5 - Excellent Performance: highly effective, efficient and strong performance--often exceeds expectations.
4 - Good Performance: meets expectations, effective.
3 - Satisfactory Performance: meets basic requirements, no particular strengths or serious deficiencies.
2 - Needs Improvement Performance: occasionally fails to satisfy basic requirements and/or meet expectations.
1 - Unacceptable Performance: consistently fails to satisfy basic requirements and/or meet expections
N/A -  Not Applicable

  A. Research and Analytical Skills [Insert Rating]
  Does the student properly identify legal issues in fact patterns? Has he/she shown creativity in developing legal theory? Is he/she able to distinguish between relevant and extraneous issues?
  Comments or examples:
  B. Writing Skills [Insert Rating]
  Does the student use proper spelling, grammar and citations in his/her written work product? Is the student able to adapt his/her writing style depending on the assignment/audience? Is the student’s written work product well organized, concise and clear?
  Comments or examples:
  C. Legal Knowledge [Insert Rating]  

Is the student familiar with the applicable law and procedure?  Has his/her knowledge grown in a particular area of the law?

  Comments or examples:
  D. Oral/Presentation Skills [Insert Rating]

Does the student communicate clearly? Is the student able to adapt his/her speaking style to the particular audience? Does the student respond well to extemporaneous questions?

  Comments or examples:
  E. Quality Assurance [Insert Rating]

Does the student’s work meet basic quality standards?  Is the student a careful worker? Are projects organized and error-free? 

  Comments or examples:
  F. Legal Judgment and Decision-making

Are the student’s decisions well-reasoned?  Does he/she exercise good judgment? Are decisions reasonably prompt and accurate?  

  Comments or examples:
  G. Professionalism [Insert Rating]

Has the student demonstrated maturity and good judgment? Does the student communicate with maturity and professionalism (including email correspondence)? Does the student wear appropriate work attire? Does the student behave professionally at work events/work-sponsored social functions?  Is the student receptive to constructive criticism?

  Comments or examples:
  H. Dependability/ Use of Time [Insert Rating]

Does the student make commitments and/or assume responsibility for his/her actions? Is the student dependable and reliable? Is the student efficient? Does the student make excellent use of his/her time? Does the student consistently meet deadlines?  

  Comments or examples:


Is there any reason this student should not receive credit for the externship with your office? If yes, please explain.

  Yes No
  Why or why not?
4. Please provide an evaluation of your interactions with the Field Placement Program, including recommendations for improvements.
Are you interested in supervising a GW Law extern in the future?
Yes No


If so, please provide us with a Point of Contact:

  First Name:   Last Name:

Do you have any additional questions, comments, or concerns regarding your student extern, the Field Placement Program or GW Law School?