Internships through Employment: The Paralegal Job Hunter's Handbook / Edition 1

Paperback (Print)
Rent
Rent from BN.com
$17.18
(Save 76%)
Est. Return Date: 12/19/2014
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$71.95
Buy Used
Buy Used from BN.com
$48.56
(Save 32%)
Item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging.
Condition: Used – Good details
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $21.64
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 69%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (14) from $21.64   
  • New (5) from $53.96   
  • Used (9) from $21.64   

Overview

Written 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 — internships, finding the right permanent job, and ensuring success in the workplace — 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 “no reference” 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 Instructor’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 & Business at 800.529.7545 or examcopy@wolterskluwer.com.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735562479
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
  • Publication date: 5/2/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 335
  • Sales rank: 736,332
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Laying the Foundation for a Successful Internship and Career

Chapter 1. Internship and Career Strategies: The Preliminaries
Chapter 2. Internships: Setting the Stage
Chapter 3. Building an Effective Resume and Cover Letter
Chapter 4. The Internship Experience

Part II: Finding the Right Job

Chapter 5. Revising Your Internship Resume and Cover Letter for Permanent Employment
Chapter 6. Interviewing and Negotiating

Part III: The Workplace

Chapter 7. The Law Firm Environment
Chapter 8. Keeping Your Job and Advancing in Your Career
Chapter 9. Quitting Your Job and Getting Your Next Job
Chapter 10. Trading in Your Backpack for a Briefcase: Strategies for Success in the Workplace
Chapter 11. Alternative Career Paths

Appendices

Appendix A. Job-Hunting Resources
Appendix B. Sample Resumes
Appendix C. Sample Cover Letters
Appendix D. Sample Acceptance and Resignation Letters
Appendix E. Sample Thank You Letters
Appendix F. Paralegal Associations
Appendix G. State and National Bar Associations
Appendix H. Paralegal Code of Ethics

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)