Paralegal Internship (LGL-290)
Students gain hands-on work experience in a legal environment while working at least a total of 150 hours during the semester. The goal of the experience is to bridge the gap between classroom learning and the realities of the working world. Participants may be placed in private law offices, corporate legal departments, public agencies, legal services agencies, or other organizations. Students meet with the Coordinator of Paralegal Studies at the beginning of the semester for an orientation meeting and regularly thereafter to discuss internship goals and their progress. This course is an elective in the Paralegal Studies curriculum. Prerequisites: LGL 110, 111, and approval of the Paralegal Coordinator. 3 credit hours.