Internships & Opportunities

As part of the Center for Student Professional Development’s (CSPD) efforts to prepare students for the working world, guidance for identifying, procuring and preparing for internship opportunities is offered to all interested Fox School of Business students. The timeline for finding and securing an internship varies from student to student, but it is strongly recommended that all Fox students explore the many internship opportunities posted on FoxNet, CSPD’s career management system. There are a wide variety of opportunities available with employers from varied industries. Most internships posted on FoxNet are paid.

Find out more about internships and school partners at Fox.

Careers

Students with a BBA in Legal Studies have ample professional opportunities. For students interested in law, the BBA offers a solid foundation for law school and a post-graduation career in areas like environmental law, intellectual property law and real estate law.

For those not interested in pursuing a career as a lawyer, the BBA creates a pathway for entry-level jobs in business areas where legal education is invaluable. These include corporate compliance, court administration, federal and state agencies, and non-profit organizations.  

Career options available to those with a BBA in Legal Studies include the following.

  • Government or Nonprofit Agency Manager
  • Human Resources Specialist
  • Law Clerk
  • Risk Management Officer
  • Title Examiner

Alumni Employers

Temple University maintains strong ties with employers, both within the city of Philadelphia and beyond, who’ve employed, or currently employ, former Temple students. Graduates from the Legal Studies program have gone on to work for a variety of employers, including

  • AIG, Inc.,
  • BNY Mellon,
  • Carnival Cruise Line,
  • Chubb Group of Insurance Companies,
  • Concord Management Group International,
  • Drexel University College of Medicine,
  • Office of the District Attorney,
  • Philadelphia District Attorney's Office,
  • PwC,
  • S&T Bank,
  • Simon & Simon,
  • State Farm Insurance,
  • Sunoco,
  • Target Corporation,
  • TD Bank,
  • Temple University,
  • University of Pennsylvania Health Systems,
  • Walt Disney Company and
  • Wilson Elser.

Career Services

Outcomes

Career opportunities and mid-career salaries for the Legal Studies Major may include the following examples.

Career

Median Salary*

Administrative Law Judges, Adjudicators, & Hearing Officers

$99,850.00

Court Clerks

$38,450.00

Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

$61,900.00

Insurance Adjusters, Examiners, & Investigators

$65,900.00

Judicial Law Clerks

$53,540.00

Lawyers

$120,910.00

Licensing Examiners & Inspectors

$68,860.00

Payroll & Timekeeping Clerks

$45,050.00

Tax Examiners & Collectors, & Revenue Agents

$54,440.00

Title Examiners, Abstractors, & Searchers

$47,130.00

* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).