Employers: Public Service Careers

Seventy-four members of the Class of 2016 and 71 members of the Class of 2017 are working for public service organizations during the summer of 2015.

Public interest employers include:

  • ACLU of Colorado (Denver, CO)
  • Boulder County Legal Services (Louisville, CO)
  • Center for Reproductive Rights (New York, NY)
  • Colorado Legal Services (Denver, CO)
  • Colorado State Public Defender's Office (multiple locations)
  • Common Cause (Washington, DC)
  • Communications Workers of America (Washington, DC)
  • Earthjustice (Denver, CO)
  • East Bay Children’s Law Offices (Oakland, CA)
  • Environmental Defense Fund (Boulder, CO)
  • Florida Earth Foundation (West Palm, FL)
  • Legal Aid Society (New York, NY)
  • Midwest Environmental Advocates (Madison, WI)
  • National Conference of State Legislatures (Denver, CO)
  • Office of the Federal Public Defender (Denver, CO & El Paso, TX)
  • Public Advocates, Inc. (Sacramento, CA)
  • Rocky Mountain Children's Law Center (Denver, CO)
  • Rocky Mountain Victim Law Center (Denver, CO)
  • Working Hands Legal Clinic (Chicago, IL)

Government employers include:

  • Boulder County Attorney's Office (Boulder, CO)
  • California Air Resources Board (Sacramento, CA)
  • Colorado Attorney General's Office (Denver, CO)
  • Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment (Denver, CO)
  • Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (Denver, CO)
  • Denver City Attorney's Office (Denver, CO)
  • District Attorney’s Offices (multiple locations throughout Colorado's Judicial Districts)
  • Executive Office for Immigration Review, Denver Immigration Court (Denver, CO)
  • Federal Communications Commission (Washington, DC)
  • Federal Trade Commission (Washington, DC)
  • Florida Office of the Attorney General (Ft. Lauderdale, FL)
  • Governor's Office of Legal Counsel (Denver, CO)
  • New Mexico Taxation & Revenue Department (Santa Fe, NM)
  • Public Employees’ Retirement Association of Colorado (Denver, CO)
  • U.S. Attorney's Office (Anchorage, AK; Denver, CO; & Fairbanks, AK)
  • U.S. Department of Education (Denver, CO)
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Denver, CO & Washington, DC)
  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (Denver, CO & New York, NY)
  • U.S. Department of Justice, Environment & Natural Resources Division (Washington, DC)
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (Chicago, IL; Denver, CO; & Washington, DC)
  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (Alexandria, VA)

28% (43 students) of employed graduates in the Class of 2014 reported working in public service jobs ten months after graduation. Twenty-six were in government positions and 17 were in public interest positions.

Post-graduate employers include:

  • 1st, 9th, 11th, and 18th Judicial District Attorney's Offices (Golden, Glenwood Springs, Cañon City and Centennial, CO)
  • California Coastal Commission (Santa Cruz, CA)
  • Colorado Attorney General's Office (Denver, CO)
  • Colorado Department of Health Care Policy & Financing (Denver, CO)
  • Colorado Department of Transportation (Denver, CO)
  • Colorado State Public Defender's Office (multiple locations)
  • Denver City Attorney’s Office (Denver, CO)
  • DNA People's Legal Services (Window Rock, AZ)
  • Municipal Public Defender’s Office, City and County of Denver (Denver, CO)
  • National Conference of State Legislatures (Denver, CO & Washington, DC)
  • The Wilderness Society (Denver, CO)
  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (Alexandria, VA)