Internships Through Employment : the paralegal job hunter's handbook by Deborah E. Bouchoux; Susan M. SullivanWritten by authors with extensive experience in placing paralegal students in successful internships and permanent jobs, Internships through Employment: The Paralegal Job Hunter's Handbook is the only text in the field to focus on internships and permanent employment. Divided into three sections and— internships, finding the right permanent job, and ensuring success in the workplace and— this concise handbook offers: practical information with a variety of samples including cover and thank-you letters, sample resumes, and sample job-hunting portfolio pages valuable advice not covered elsewhere, such as how to quit a job without burning bridges, how to interview by telephone, how to get around the and“no referenceand” rule, how to respond to online job postings, as well as realistic advice on inappropriate workplace behaviors and ethical concerns a readable, accessible style Bouchoux and Sullivan, both with wide-ranging practical and teaching experience, have designed this outstanding text to be useful as a coursebook as well as a handbook: each chapter includes Web references, ethics tips, discussion questions, and sample assignments extensive appendices include job hunting resources, sample resumes, sample cover letters and other types of correspondence, and paralegal resources to help job hunters This book is part of a comprehensive teaching package that includes PowerPoint slides and an extensive Instructorand’s Manual featuring: sample syllabi Internship Timelines: What To Do When in Your Internship Program suggestions for in-class activities and projects for each chapter answers to discussion questions and Web Work questions advice on running a successful internship program numerous forms to be used in an internship program, including: Letter to Law Firm to Inquire About Internship Placement Internship Application Form Internship Contract Memo to Students Regarding Internship Policies Internship Assignment Form Internship Progress Report Evaluation Forms to be Used by Internship Supervisors Evaluation Forms to be Used by Student Interns Time Sheet/Daily Log *Instructor's Manuals are a professional courtesy offered to professors only. For more information or to request a copy, please contact Wolter's Kluwer Law and& Business at 800.529.7545 or email@example.com.
Call Number: REF KF320.L4 B676 2008 [Library use only]
Publication Date: 2008-05-02
Lessons from the Top Paralegal Experts: the 15 most successful paralegals in America and what you can learn from them by Carole BrunoLESSONS from the Top Paralegal Experts: The 15 Most Successful Paralegals and What You Can Learn From Them is a unique and much needed reference. The primary goal of the book is to help students and professionals learn hands-on techniques directly from paralegal leaders in the field. These top paralegal experts share the secrets that have helped them become the best of the best in their profession. The top fifteen paralegal experts helped to expand the paralegal profession and improve the efficiency of performing paralegal duties including creativity, leadership, expertise in their specialty, technical skills, knowledge, mentoring, and organization. There is a definite need to provide paralegal students with further instructions to help them become more productive and efficient.