Students will be assisted in obtaining a paid practicum placement. Students will participate in the following instructional sessions: résumé and cover letter preparation; interviewing techniques; and practicum search and follow-up. The student will complete a six-month (five full working days per week) paid practicum in a law firm, government law department, corporate law department, or other law-related employment as approved by the practicum instructor. The practicum employer will provide meaningful projects appropriate for an entry-level paralegal designed to encourage personal responsibility, independent problem solving, and the application of high ethical standards. The student must be supervised by a lawyer during the practicum.
48 LAW credits
LAW 498 is an approved Capstone course for Cap Core requirements. LAW 498 is an approved Experiential course for Cap Core requirements.
LAW 498 is equivalent to LAW 499. Duplicate credit will not be granted for this course and LAW 499. Departmental approval is required to register in this course.
Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).
|Fall 2018 onwards|