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Internship Opportunities for Legal Studies Students

The Internship Experience in Legal Studies and Paralegal Studies
The Husson University Legal Studies and Paralegal Studies program internships involves both educational and practical work experience that meets the needs of students both academically and professionally as they prepare for graduation and occupational pathways. Interns work closely with practitioners in the Legal and related fields, gaining valuable experience while also earning college credit. A minimum of 120 hours of internship work must be accrued during a semester. Our goal is to have you placed in an organization with practitioners in the fields who can provide learning experiences and supervision, and where you can contribute. The Legal Studies and Paralegal Studies department will assist you in locating quality internships.


Primary Outcomes/Assignments
An internship is an educational endeavor, and its primary outcomes build your intellectual and personal capabilities. The goals of the internship program are to:

  • Integrate the learning from the classroom into a professional environment
  • Assist students in learning from experience and reflection
  • Enhance and develop students' professional skills such as a strong work ethic and realistic, practical work experience in the context of their chosen profession.
  • Provide specialized learning from the professional environment.

Internship Locations
Following is a sample listing of places where Husson Legal Studies and Paralegal Studies students have gone for their internship experiences within the last several years.