Here are 4 suggestions for how new paralegal grads can land their first professional job:
"For many students, graduating from college with a degree in paralegal studies is a moment filled with starry eyes and great hopes for a new and improved career choice. Then they begin to look for a job.
"'I'm sorry, but we really need someone who has had some experience in this area.' Rejection, for many students, has become a common and incredibly discouraging occurrence.
"In this day and age the need for higher education in the work force is a must. So for many students the decision to go back to school was not tough, but the time and sacrifice it takes is, and all of it only to find that employment seems to be just out of reach in their new career field.
"However, there is valid reasoning behind that. It makes sense that potential employers would want to have someone who knows the ropes and needs little-to-no guidance once hired on. What could a new graduate with no prior law office experience possibly have to offer a potential employer? Here are a few potential offerings a new graduate could provide you with.
Read further for how to highlight what new grads can offer -- Enthusiasm, A clean slate, Up to date with the latest info, & Life experience.