Is it a good idea to do a 0L internship as a paralegal?

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gabriella97
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Is it a good idea to do a 0L internship as a paralegal?

Postby gabriella97 » Tue Feb 05, 2013 4:48 pm

Currently 0L at CCN, having nothing to do this summer. Is it a good idea to do an internship as a paralegal in a law firm? Is it possible/hard to get them? Also I heard about the SEO program. Do international students qualify for this program?

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NinerFan
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Re: Is it a good idea to do a 0L internship as a paralegal?

Postby NinerFan » Tue Feb 05, 2013 5:04 pm

I'd be surprised if a big firm would waste the time and resources to hire someone as a paralegal intern. I wouldn't do it if I were you. This will be one of the last times you have an extended period off for the foreseeable future.

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Re: Is it a good idea to do a 0L internship as a paralegal?

Postby izy223 » Tue Feb 05, 2013 8:46 pm

gabriella97 wrote:Currently 0L at CCN, having nothing to do this summer. Is it a good idea to do an internship as a paralegal in a law firm? Is it possible/hard to get them? Also I heard about the SEO program. Do international students qualify for this program?



i would do something legal this summer, as someone who came straight through and am at CCN now most interviews ive been to ask about my lack of legal background.

it adds to the why law question

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Re: Is it a good idea to do a 0L internship as a paralegal?

Postby Scotusnerd » Tue Feb 05, 2013 9:42 pm

The benefit is not huge, but it helps marginally.




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