Employers: Public Service Careers

Seventy-eight members of the Class of 2015 and 69 members of the Class of 2016 are working for public service organizations during the summer of 2014.

Public interest employers include:

  • Boulder County Legal Services (Louisville, CO)
  • California Office of the State Public Defender (Sacramento, CA)
  • Colorado Lawyers Committee (Denver, CO)
  • Colorado Legal Services, Migrant Farm Workers Division (Grand Junction, CO & Denver - Greeley, CO)
  • Colorado State Public Defender's Office (various locations)
  • Common Cause (Washington, DC)
  • Consumers Union (Washington, DC)
  • Earthjustice (Denver, CO & Oakland, CA)
  • First Peoples Worldwide (Fredericksburg, VA)
  • Immigrant Legal Center of Boulder County (Boulder, CO)
  • Independence Institute (Denver, CO)
  • National Conference of State Legislatures (Denver, CO)
  • Native American Rights Fund (Boulder, CO & Anchorage, AK)
  • Rocky Mountain Children's Law Center (Denver, CO)
  • Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network (Westminster, CO)
  • Sustainable Development Strategies Group (Broomfield, CO & Gunnison, CO)
  • Western Environmental Law Center (Taos, NM)

Government employers include:

  • 47th Judicial District Attorney's Office (Amarillo, TX)
  • Boulder City Attorney's Office (Boulder, CO)
  • Clark County District Attorney's Office (Las Vegas, NV)
  • Colorado Attorney General's Office (Denver, CO)
  • Colorado Department of Health Care Policy & Financing (Denver, CO)
  • Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (Denver, CO)
  • Denver City Attorney's Office (Denver, CO)
  • District Attorney’s Offices (throughout Colorado's Judicial Districts)
  • Federal Communications Commission (Washington, DC)
  • Federal Trade Commission (Washington, DC)
  • Governor's Office of Legal Counsel (Denver, CO)
  • Illinois Attorney General's Office (Chicago, IL)
  • U.S. Attorney's Office (Denver, CO)
  • U.S. Department of Education (Denver, CO)
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Denver, CO)
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (Denver, CO)
  • U.S. Department of the Interior (Denver, CO & Washington, DC)
  • U.S. Department of Justice (Dallas, TX & Denver, CO)
  • U.S. Department of State (Geneva, Switzerland)
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (Denver, CO)
  • U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (Denver, CO)
  • U.S. House of Representatives, Office of Legislative Counsel (Washington, DC)

32.1% (51 students) of employed graduates in the Class of 2013 reported working in public service jobs nine months after graduation. Twenty-eight were in government positions and 23 were in public interest positions.

Post-graduate employers included:

  • 1st, 4th, 5th, and 17th Judicial District Attorney's Offices (Golden, Colorado Springs, Eagle, and Brighton, CO)
  • Colorado Attorney General's Office (Denver, CO)
  • Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (Denver, CO)
  • Colorado Legal Services (Denver, CO)
  • Colorado State Public Defender's Office (various locations)
  • Denver City Attorney’s Office (Denver, CO)
  • Denver District Attorney's Office (Denver, CO)
  • DNA People's Legal Services (Shiprock, NM)
  • Marin County District Attorney's Office (San Rafael, CA)
  • U.S. Air Force JAG Corps
  • U.S. Coast Guard JAG Corps
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefit Administration (Denver, CO)