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Internships and Law Fellowships

The National Center offers students unpaid and work/study educational internship opportunities to assist us in fulfilling our mission. We also have a Law Fellowship program that provides recent law school graduates interested in collective bargaining issues and a career in labor and employment law with an opportunity to research contemporary issues for up to a year on a volunteer basis, without a longer-term commitment.

If you are interested in an internship or our Law Fellowship Program, please submit a cover letter and resume to:· All other inquiries regarding internship opportunities at the National Center should be directed to our Administrator Michelle Savarese (212) 481-7550.

National Center Fellows

Joshua Greenfield is a 2014 graduate of Albany Law School where he was a member of the Albany Government Law Review.· As a law student, he interned at the CBS labor and employment legal department and the New York State Public Employment Relations Board.· He is a published author in Albany Law School's Center for Judicial process. As a Syracuse University undergraduate, he majored in Art History and remains interested in the arts and art law.

Doctoral Student Intern

Damon A. Davis, M. Ed. is a Doctoral student in the Educational Leadership and Research Methodology (ELRM) program at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) Davie Campus.· He earned his M.Ed. degree from Florida Atlantic University and also holds a bachelor’s degree in Health Service Administration and Social Science, both from FAU.· For the past 16 years, Damon served as a Counselor at Broward College located in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.· During this time, he has also served as president of the United Faculty of Florida (UFF) Broward College Chapter, Collective Bargaining Team, Florida AFL-CIO Executive Board, and the Florida Education Association Governance Board.

National Center Law Student Interns

Liliya Perelman is a second-year law student at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University. She is also the 2014-2015 Co-President of the Cardozo Labor and Employment Law Society and a member of the Moot Court Honor Society. She has previously interned with the National Labor Relations Board, Region 29 and for a labor and employment firm in Boston. She received her Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs from The George Washington University and is a native Russian speaker.··
Raabia Qasim is a second-year law student at CUNY School of Law. She is a 2010 graduate of Hunter College with her B.A. in Political Science and English Literature. She is Chair of the NYC Bar Association's Thurgood Marshall Alumni Advisory Group and a member of the the NYC Bar Association's Education and the Law Committee. Last summer, she interned in the chambers of United States District Court Judge John Gleeson.·· Prior to law school, she worked for the NYC Department of Education, working on enrollment and admission policies for public schools. Raabia is fluent in Urdu.

National Center Interns

Charindra A. Ramdas began his internship at the National Center in July 2014. Mr. Ramdas is a junior at Hunter College, City University of New York, studying for a Bachelor of Arts in English. He aspires to become a liberal arts teacher. Prior to matriculating at Hunter College he attended the High School for Construction Trades, Engineering and Architecture.· He previously worked for the New York City Human Resources Administration in Jamaica Queens.

Michael Cardenas began his internship at the National Center in October 2014. Mr. Cardenas is a computer science major at Hunter College, City University of New York. He will be utilizing his computer skills and experience to assist the National Center.