Career Opportunities: Diversity Programs

Our Career Development Office is committed to helping diverse students and alumni build successful and satisfying careers by providing individualized career counseling and by working with the legal community to maximize career and professional development opportunities.  

The following career opportunities are available to our diverse students and alumni:

  • Colorado Pledge to Diversity 1L Summer Program: This is a competitive program intended to provide diverse Colorado Law and Denver Law students with opportunities to work in paid 1L summer associate positions.  This program is coordinated through the Career Development Office, and hiring decisions are made by participating legal employers.
  • Firm-Sponsored Diversity Clerkship Programs: Several Denver law firms offer paid summer clerkships for diverse Colorado Law and Denver Law students. These opportunities are coordinated through the Career Development Office, and hiring decisions are made by participating legal employers.
  • Rocky Mountain Diversity Legal Career Fair: Through this fair, legal employers hire law students and graduates from around the country and from diverse backgrounds who have been traditionally under-represented in the practice of law. This fair is coordinated by a Denver law firm, and hiring decisions are made by participating legal employers.