Sep 22, 2023
LEGAL 140 - Internship5 Credits
Students work as a paralegal intern in a law office or law department performing paralegal duties under the supervision of a lawyer or paralegal. 150 hours of work experience equals 5 credits. Experience is further monitored with on-site visits by classroom instructor and regular meetings in concurrent LEGAL 141 class.
Pre-requisite(s) LEGAL 101 and LEGAL 139 with min. 2.0 and concurrent enrollment in LEGAL 141
Instructor Permission Required Yes
Quarters Typically Offered
Designed to Serve Students in Legal Studies program, pre-law students.
Active Date 20220330T15:34:17
Grading Basis Decimal Grade
Class Limit 25
Shared Learning Environment Yes
Contact Hours: Field Studies 150
Total Contact Hours 150
ProfTech Course Yes
Restricted Elective Yes
Practical experience working in a law office doing paralegal work under the supervision of a lawyer or a paralegal.
Student Learning Outcomes
Create a learning plan in collaboration with employer and advisor that details skills to be learned in the workplace.
Perform assigned duties and accept feedback about performance (when offered) in a professional manner.
Communicate effectively with individuals and in a team environment.
Demonstrate successful work habits and attitudes reflecting best practices in the workplace.
Analyze problems and choose appropriate solutions, seeking clarification when necessary.
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