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Paralegal Interns                                              
Intern Coordinator | Schedule


Placement Opportunities - Placement opportunities vary by location and educational level. Some examples of potential placements include:

  • Clerk’s Offices

  • Housing Session Office

  • Intake/Assessment/Referral Unit

All potential interns are required to submit an application packet and meet with the Intern Program staff.

To help you establish an internship, please click here and printout our helpful Intern Placement Process and Application Checklist, which is discussed below.

Eligibility - Paralegal students seeking an internship must:

  • be enrolled in an accredited institution of higher learning

  • be a student in good standing

  • be able to work at least two, five hour days per week for at least one semester

  • disclose any pending matter before the Court to the Intern Coordinator

  • have the ability to work with diverse populations

  • maintain high level of confidentiality

  • possess excellent written and oral communication skills

  • must be willing to travel

  • attend Intern Orientation

Application Process - In addition to the forms referenced below, your application package should also include a cover letter and resume. Incomplete application packets will not be reviewed and may be returned to the applicant.

To help you establish an internship, please click here and printout our helpful Intern Placement Process and Application Checklist, which is discussed below.

Step 1 – Intern Submits Application Packet

The applicant completes the Intern Application Form and returns it (via mail, fax or email attachment) to the appropriate Coordinator listed below. Applications may also be obtained from the Intern Office by calling (860) 282-6581.

Upon receipt, the Coordinator reviews the completed application packet for completeness and eligibility. All interns must also submit an Intern Verification Form completed by their school even if the intern is not seeking credits. This form is available by clicking here or by calling the Intern Office at (860) 282-6581.

Step 2 – Intern Interviews

The Coordinator schedules a time to meet with the eligible intern candidate to discuss areas of interest and an appropriate placement.

Successful, professional intern candidates are than scheduled for an interview with the potential placement site supervisor (workplace host).

Step 3 – Intern Placement Established

Intern placement is established after acceptance by the workplace host and the Coordinator, and passing a mandatory background check.
 

Step 4 – Attendance at the Intern Orientation

All students accepted into the Intern Program are required to attend the Intern Orientation. The Intern Coordinator will provide the student with orientation dates and travel instructions. No student will be allowed to participate in the program without attending the Intern Orientation.
 

 

Click on region below to contact your assigned coordinator.

Region 1
Hartford/Manchester/Enfield/Bristol/New Britain Areas

Region 3
Fairfield County/Derby/Meriden Areas

Region 2
Waterbury/ Litchfield/Danbury/New Haven Areas

Region 4
Middlesex, New London and Windham County

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