Field Experience Paralegal Studies

Spring 2022 registration begins on January 4. Advance registration for Paralegal Studies certificate students begins on January 3, 2022.



Please note the Class Number. You will need it to register.

Spring 2022

PLS 380

Class Number: 11276
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 course will be taught through remote learning for spring 2022. This will be facilitated via our online platform iLearn and with Zoom.

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

University and faculty communications are sent to a student's SFSU email ( Once you have enrolled, please check it regularly or forward it to an account you do check. This link has more info if you have not set it up:

Class Number: 11276

Spring 2022 Refund Information

Refund Code Full Refund 75% Refund No Refund
CEL_ACSL Class dropped on or before February 11 Class dropped between February 12 and February 18 Class dropped on February 19 and beyond



Please note the Class Number. You will need it to register.

Last Update: Nov 24, 2021 10:48am