Tag Archives: paralegal

Thinking Outside the Firm: Job Search Help for Paralegals

Written by Michael Collins, paralegal student Paralegals often think about job opportunities in one of two categories: either a job at the firm or a job at the courthouse. But these are not the only areas open to enterprising paralegals. There is an entire realm of careers that are often overlooked by a paralegal—and likely more
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2014: A Year in Review at Minnesota School of Business-Richfield

Well, 2014 is coming to an end. As we reflect on the past year, we at Minnesota School of Business-Richfield are grateful for our families, friends, colleagues and most of all, our students. We’ve said hello to many new friends, and said goodbye to others. We’ve embraced our challenges as well as our successes. As we
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Legal Terminology Students Visit Supreme Court

Paralegal program chair Kofi Montzka is a believer in the power that field trips have to supplement classroom learning. Kofi instructs a legal terminology course at Minnesota School of Business-Blaine and took her students to the Minnesota Supreme Court to attend a hearing about a man who murdered his two-year-old niece. Prior to attending, students studied
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Paralegal Program Graduate Spotlight: Sam Stevens

We recently spoke with Sam Stevens, Minnesota School of Business-Blaine (MSB) paralegal program graduate, about her education and current position at Brooks, Cameron and Huebsch, PLLC. Sam gives some great advice to prospective college students. Why did you choose to go to school at MSB? I chose MSB because of the small class sizes and the ability
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MSB-Online Announces Community Service Scholarship Winners

Each quarter, Minnesota School of Business-Online opens up a scholarship opportunity for two of our students. In order to earn the scholarship, students must be active volunteers in their communities. Once a student has completed a volunteer project, they can then submit their application and short essay for a chance to earn $2,000 in tuition
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6 Resume Tips for Paralegal Program Graduates

At Minnesota School of Business-Blaine, Kofi Montzka, paralegal program chair, works with area paralegals, attorneys and legal recruiters to learn about ways to improve the program. These field experts also give feedback on classes, textbooks and projects students have completed. Below is a compilation of the most recent resume feedback Montzka gathered from her work
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Paralegal Program Graduate Spotlight: Liz Stigall

We stopped by Brooks, Cameron & Huebsch, PLLC for a quick chat with paralegal program graduate Liz Stigall to learn more about her new job. Read on to find out what Liz gets to do every day now that she has graduated from Minnesota School of Business-Blaine (MSB). Why did you choose to attend MSB?
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Throwback Thursday Advice, Part II

It’s Throwback Thursday again and it’s time to review some more of the sage advice we’ve received over the past several months (the students, staff and guest speakers at Minnesota School of Business-Richfield are all so wise!). Off we go! Recent graduate of the business administration program, Kareen Teague, on dressing for the job you
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Attorney Joins MSB-Brooklyn Center as Adjunct Instructor for Paralegal Program

One area that our organization prides itself in is that many of our adjunct instructors also serve as professionals in their field. Why is this important? Instructors who also work in their field are able to bring real-world situations into the classroom and serve as subject matter experts. For years, students have thoroughly enjoyed this
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Throwback Thursday Advice, Part I

In honor of #TBT (that’s Throwback Thursday to those who didn’t know!), we thought we’d review some of the best advice we’ve received here at Minnesota School of Business-Richfield (MSB) over the past year: advice to current and prospective students, and to those searching for employment. You may notice some themes emerging. Take it away!
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