Career Workshops -- all included in your program!
Although locating a great paralegal job is your responsibility, we support your efforts with great information and tools throughout the program. For example...
The Paralegal Job Market: Where you can get a great job... and how!
Presented in Paralegal 1
You're gaining great paralegal skills. What will you do with them? We think making money is a good idea. Come find out where and how. Developed by the program director in response to student requests for insider information, this exciting workshop teaches how to focus your legal interests, tap the "underground" job market, locate paralegal job leads, avoid common mistakes, effectively market your skills and get paid what you're worth! Hear valuable career strategies, overcoming job-search anxiety, graduate success stories and what to expect in your first paralegal job.
Paralegal Resumes, Cover Letters, Career Image & Job Interviewing
Presented in Paralegal 2
Developed and taught by a successful attorney with the help of a stellar collection of guest speakers, this fun and interactive workshop series includes all the essentials necessary to jump-start your legal career. Roll up your sleeves for some hands-on help in four key areas to get the interview and then get the job. Topics include your paralegal resume, cover letters, career image and interviewing for success. This is not just another placement seminar. This is a specialty series geared specifically for your success in the paralegal profession. Learn what hiring authorities look for, interviewing do's and don'ts, the secrets of a "functional" resume and what an image consultant has to say about your career image.
Presented in Paralegal 3
Here's your opportunity for hands-on practice of the important litigation skills every paralegal should know. Past topics have included the paralegal's role in discovery or at trial; law office management skills; and technology in the courtroom and law office. Learn practical tips of the trade in these innovative workshops complete with guest speakers on the cutting edge in their fields.
For more information on the paralegal employment field click here to read the 2010-2011 Bureau of Labor Statistics report http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos114.htm!
Career Opportunity Information
Alamo Area Professional Legal Assistants, Inc.
South Texas Organization of Paralegals, Inc
State Bar of Texas Paralegal Division
National Association of Legal Assistants
Deacon Rawley Consulting
Option One Professionals
Olsten Staffing Services
State of Texas Job Banks
Texas Attorney General's Office
The Monster Board
USAJobs Office of Personnel Management
Texas Legal Pro
Bexar County Jobs