Sep 22, 2023
LEGAL 240 - Internship II5 Credits
Students work as a paralegal intern in a law or law department performing paralegal duties, under the supervision of a lawyer or paralegal. One credit is awarded for every 30 hours of work experience. Experience is further monitored with on-site visits by classroom instructor and regular meetings in concurrent LEGAL 241 class. This is an elective class for students who choose to do a second internship.
Pre-requisite(s) LEGAL 139 with min. 2.0 and concurrent enrollment in LEGAL 241
Instructor Permission Required Yes
Quarters Typically Offered
Summer Day, Evening
Fall Day, Evening
Winter Day, Evening
Spring Day, Evening
Designed to Serve Students in Legal Studies program, pre-law students.
Active Date 20220330T15:34:22
Grading Basis Decimal Grade
Variable Credit Yes Range 1-5
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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