Paralegal Internships

Paralegal Internships : Finding, Managing, and Transitioning Your Career

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Paralegal Internships is a practical "how-to" guide for pursuing a paralegal internship in a law office, government agency, corporate legal department, courthouse or other law-related setting. It covers all stages of the internship experience, including identifying learning objectives, finding the "right office", managing "office politics", self-monitoring and documentation and finally how to use the internship to land a permanent job. There are questionnaires, checklists, practice exercises, worksheets, report forms and anecdotal examples throughout the book.show more

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  • Paperback | 267 pages
  • 213.36 x 274.32 x 12.7mm | 566.99g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • forms
  • 0766803945
  • 9780766803947

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Introduction. PART I Finding the Right Setting: What are Your Learning Objectives? Choose Your Destination. Paid or Unpaid: Resolving Compensation Issues. Lining Up the "Right" Office. PART II Beginning the Job: Ensuring a Smooth Start. The Meaning of "Professional". Buidling Alliances. Basic Office Systems. PART III Mastering the Job: Managing Assignments. Managing Your Time. "Managing" Your Boss. Managing Client Relationships. PART IV Staging the Transition: Why Document Your Learning: An Introduction. What to Document: Identifying New Skills. How to Document: Instructions and Samples. Using Documented Skills in Your Job Search. APPENDIXshow more

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Introduction. PART I Finding the Right Setting: What are Your Learning Objectives? Choose Your Destination. Paid or Unpaid: Resolving Compensation Issues. Lining Up the "Right" Office. PART II Beginning the Job: Ensuring a Smooth Start. The Meaning of "Professional". Buidling Alliances. Basic Office Systems. PART III Mastering the Job: Managing Assignments. Managing Your Time. "Managing" Your Boss. Managing Client Relationships. PART IV Staging the Transition: Why Document Your Learning: An Introduction. What to Document: Identifying New Skills. How to Document: Instructions and Samples. Using Documented Skills in Your Job Search. APPENDIXshow more

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