Book Description: For courses in Introduction to Paralegal Studies, Paralegal Internship, and Finding Paralegal Employment. * This practical handbook/workbook provides hundreds of tips--drawn from the author's extensive experience as a legal assistant recruiter, placement director, and career counselor. Easy-to-read and understand, it explores such topics as where the jobs are; what law firms are looking for; how to impress potential employers; what previous careers best prepare people to be paralegals; how to land paralegal jobs even without training; job opportunities with the federal government; and more. * In The Prentice Hall Paralegal Series. * This handbook may also be used for subsequent job searches in the legal field.