Internship Opportunities with the Central Park Conservancy

For more than 23 years, Nancy L. Kourland has focused her legal practice on bankruptcy and bankruptcy litigation. As an associate with Rosen & Associates, P.C., she represents chapter 11 debtors and distressed companies as well as unsecured vendors and creditors. Apart from her professional responsibilities, Nancy L. Kourland supports a number of charitable organizations in her area, including the Central Park Conservancy.

Established in 1984 by a group of New York citizens, the Central Park Conservancy now raises more than 75 percent of the park’s annual budget. Among the organization’s numerous community outreach and educational programs is a summer internship program for high school students. The full-time, paid internship is available to high school students wishing to gain experience with the Conservancy’s horticulture, visitor services, and public programs departments. Any high school student age 16 and older is eligible, although students who have previously participated in Central Park Conservancy programs receive priority.

For more information about eligibility and application requirements, email


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Nancy Kourland

New York-based Attorney Nancy L. Kourland currently serves as a Senior Associate at Rosen & Associates, P.C., where she often represents debtors and creditors in workouts and chapter 11 cases. With extensive experience in complex legal research and writing, Nancy L. Kourland handles prosecution, appeals, asset sales, disclosure statements, and claims administration. Additionally, she maintains regular contact with clients and other counsel, while also focusing on bankruptcy and district court appearances. Prior to earning her Juris Doctor, Nancy L. Kourland attended Barnard College in New York, where she studied ancient studies and Latin. In 1984, she graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts, earning many accolades, including consistent placement on the dean’s list and departmental honors. She then enrolled in the New York University School of Law. While there, she joined the staff of the Journal of International Law and Politics, functioning as both a staff member and an Articles Editor. Additionally, Nancy L. Kourland served as a Research Assistant for a year as well as a Teaching Assistant for a class called Civil Procedure. After graduating law school in 1987, Nancy L. Kourland joined the firm of Kronish, Lieb, Weiner & Hellman, LLP as an Associate in the bankruptcy department, where she garnered experience with chapter 11 cases. She held similar roles with Levin & Weintraub, Crames & Edelman and Kramer, Levin, Kamin, Nessen & Frankel. In 2008, she joined Satterlee Stephens Burke & Burke as a Contract Attorney and represented clients in the cases of Tricom, S.A, CardSystems Solutions, and Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc. In addition to practicing law, Nancy L. Kourland contributes her time to the Central Park Conservancy and the Carnegie Hill Neighbors, an organization dedicated to keeping the Carnegie Hill neighborhood a clean and satisfying place to live. She also donates to New York’s public radio station, WNYC, and the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS).

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