Tompkins Cortland Community College

PARC230 - Paralegal Internship

This course, to be taken concurrently with PARA 231 Paralegal Seminar, is a capstone course for all paralegal students. The internship is a first step toward obtaining employment as it gives the student some marketable work experience. Students in the final semester of the paralegal program apply what they have learned in paralegal courses, and learn how a paralegal functions at work. Each student completes 150 hours of field work in a legal environment under the supervision of an attorney. Co-requisite: PARA 231. Prerequisites: ENGL 101; C or better grade in PARA 130, PARA 205, PARA 210, PARA 215, PARA 220 and BUAD 201; overall grade point average of 2.0; instructor permission. Up to two prerequisite courses may be taken concurrently. 3 Cr. (9 Lab.) Fall and spring semesters.