Career Information

Paralegal job and internship opportunities are posted here:

Also, make sure you check NOVA’s Career Connection site for additional resources: 

On November 11, 2020, three paralegals from varied areas of the law served as guest speakers in Professor McMillan’s Legal Research class. These paralegals shared valuable tips that will help you along your journey to becoming a paralegal or legal assistant. Read more here: Tips from Guest Speakers Fall 2020

U.S. News & World Report ranks the Paralegal Profession at # 9 for Social Services jobs. Learn more about the paralegal profession including tips for landing your first job or internship. Read more here…

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics expects the employment of paralegals and legal assistants to grow 12 percent from 2020-2030; faster than the average for all occupations. Visit this website to learn quick facts about the paralegal profession:

This article was intended for individuals applying for an attorney position; however, it is also relevant for individuals applying for a paralegal position: What not to do When Sending your Resume to a Lawyer

Do you know the average salary for paralegals in your region? See the Legal Salary Guide provided by Robert Half® Legal:

These tips will help you land your first paralegal job! Make sure you meet with a program advisor for career counseling.

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Have you ever wondered how to apply for paralegal jobs with the federal government? This resume builder will help you. Good luck!

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