Field Experience Paralegal Studies



Fall 2022

PLS 380

Class Number: 11157
3 Units
Course Fee: 


Prerequisites: PLS 300 and PLS 320; all completed with a grade of C or better

This course is open only to admitted certificate program students and registration is via permission code issued by the instructor. This course is graded on a credit/no credit basis.

An Internship bridges the gap between the classroom and the legal work world. Students are placed in a legal setting of their choice for two days per week for 15 weeks (120 hours.) Under special circumstances one day of week may be considered. Placements are available with large and small law firms, corporations, and legal service and government agencies.

Students are also required to attend monthly Saturday morning seminars on ethics, interpersonal communications in the law office, résumé writing, office politics, time management, and stress prevention.

Students without legal experience are strongly encouraged to take this course, which may be taken twice for a total of six units. Individual counseling for students interested in doing an internship is available. Please contact the instructor.

To begin the process, an Internship Application must be completed and returned to the instructor or paralegal program staff. You can download an application from the program website, email your to request to the program staff or instructor, or pick one up in the Paralegal Library.




Course Fee: $650

This class will meet online. To access the class, visit to log in after registration and payment using your SF State ID and password.

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Class Number: 11157

Refund Information

Refund Code Full Refund 75% Refund No Refund
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Last Update: Aug 11, 2022 10:49am