Course Description

Provides students with on-the-job experience in a private law firm, government agency, judicial setting, or corporate law department. Placements are available in a range of legal specializations. Ninety hours of fieldwork are required. Students unable to enroll in the credit course may apply for consideration as a non-credit intern.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe common tasks that a paralegal performs in a law-related environment, such as a private law firm, government agency, legal aid office, corporate law department, or judge’s courtroom.
  • Describe how a typical law-related environment functions, including the paralegal’s role therein.

Why Choose National University?

We’re proud to be a veteran-founded, San Diego-based nonprofit. Since 1971, our mission has been to provide accessible, achievable higher education to adult learners. Today, we educate students from across the U.S. and around the globe, with over 180,000 alumni worldwide.

Four-Week Classes

Focus on one subject at a time — one month at a time — and finish your degree faster.

75+ Degree Programs

Choose from associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees, plus credentials and certificates.

On Campus or Online

Study when and where it’s convenient for you with evening, weekend, and 100% online classes.

Year-Round Enrollment

Apply or transfer any time. Classes start monthly, and applications are accepted year round.

20+ Locations

Attend class and learn onsite at one of over 20 locations in California.

Military Friendly

As a Yellow Ribbon school, we offer tuition discounts to servicemembers and dependents.