You Can Help

Support the Getches-Wilkinson Center

Please help us claim $50,000 for the Getches-Wilkinson Center

In July of 2011, as Colorado Law’s Natural Resources Law Center approached its 30th anniversary, Dean David Getches proposed a planning process to elevate the Center and spark the next phase of leadership in the areas of natural resources, energy, and environmental law. Over the next few years, this project gave way to the Center's reemergence as the Getches-Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, Energy, and the Environment. We have a great opportunity to support the critical and innovative work of the GWC as a thought leader, convening high-level conferences, engaging more effectively with a broad set of stakeholders, continuing to hire top quality scholars and professors, and inspiring our students to be the next generation of leaders in sustainable natural resources development.

To continue its work, the Getches-Wilkinson Center needs financial support, and right now there is an incredible opportunity to double gifts received from the community. Dean Phil Weiser has put up $50,000 to match every gift to the GWC, dollar for dollar up to $1,500 per gift. Please help us claim this $50,000 by making your gift by June 30, 2015.

For more information about this matching gift opportunity, contact Ellen Goldberg at or 303-735-3689.


Law School Students

Each summer, we hire current law students as Research Assistants to be assigned to specific ongoing projects under the Getches-Wilkinson Center.  Research Assistants gain greater understanding of environmental law, as well as develop research and writing skills.  For more information about Research Assistant positions for the summer, please e-mail us at

Undergraduate Student Internships

We hire work-study undergraduate students to help support the center operations - duties may include managing databases, website management, and event coordination.  More information about work-study positions can be found by clicking here.

We also hire undergraduate students as full-time interns for the summer who directly support center operations.  Internships run from the beginning of June through mid-August - more information along with application procedures can be found by clicking here.


You can make an important contribution by volunteering your time and experience to the Getches-Wilkinson Center and the CU Law School.  We are always looking for enthusiastic and energetic people to give back by helping support the center.  We have a variety of opportunities available including the following:

  • general administrative duties such as filing, organizing event materials
  • producing and editing Word and Excel documents
  • website management
  • database management,
  • Event coordination, including registration, hosting, setting up rooms

Any time you can contribute is appreciated and schedules are flexible.  For more information, please e-mail or call 303-492-1286.