A major in legal studies prepares a student for a career as a paralegal or legal secretary. The program also provides a solid foundation for those seeking to pursue a law degree or work in government. The following occupations represent some career opportunities available to legal studies majors. Some will require additional education. For more information visit the Career Center in Lucina 220.
Accountant Appraiser AttorneyAuditor Bookkeeper Business ExecutiveCorporate Executive Court Clerk Hearing OfficerInsurance Broker Insurance Claim AdjusterInvestigator JudgeLegal SecretaryLegislative Assistant Litigation Assistant Mediator Occupational Health/Safety Spec. Paralegal ProfessorReal Estate Agent Social Worker
Career Opportunities in Law and the Legal Industry (OCC 125.35)Careers in Focus: Law (OCC 123.2)Careers in Law (OCC 123)College Majors Handbook (MAJ 6)How to Get the Job You Want in a Law Firm (OCC 125.4)Occupational Outlook Handbook (JS JO 20)Opportunities in Law Careers (OCC 123.3)Opportunities in Paralegal Careers (OCC 160)Paralegal Career Guide (OCC 159.5)
BSU Dept. of Political Science: http://www.bsu.edu/poli-sci/ Great Links to Explore (BSU Career Center) America’s Career InfoNet: http://www.acinet.orgEmployment Outlook: http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0854971.htmlIndianaINTERNnet: http://www.indianaintern.net/home.aspInternships.com Internships USA.com Vault Career InsiderO*NET: http://online.onetcenter.orgOccupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/oco/Salary Wizard: http://www.salary.comVolunteer Match: http://www.volunteermatch.org
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