This committee fosters connections and maintains contact with New York institutions that offer paralegal programs and serve as an information clearinghouse for students. The committee also informs students about NYCPA's mentor program.
NYCPA board is active on various college Paralegal Advisory Boards: Berkeley College, LIU - Brooklyn, Westchester Community College, Queens College, New York Career Institute. We successfully placed a student on an internship at an IP firm. We also participate in panel discussions at NYC College Technology in their Legal Assistant Studies department.
To get involved contact Matthew Walters-Bowens.
NFPA/Thomson Reuters Scholarship Application Now Available
NFPA is proud to announce the essay topic for the 2013 NFPA/Thomson Reuters scholarships is now available at http://www.paralegals.org/uploads/TR_Scholarship_app_2013.pdf with the Application form. There are two scholarships available: first place is $3,000 and second place is $2,000.
This scholarship opportunity is open to both member and non-member students of NFPA. The deadline for submission of completed applications and accompanying documents is July 1, 2013. Winners will be provided a travel stipend to attend the NFPA Annual Convention in Hartford, CT in October and will be recognized at the Awards Luncheon on Saturday, October 5. Notification will be provided to the winners on or about August 26, 2013.
Please share this information with any students you may know and with paralegal programs in your area.