Work at the ACLU

The ACLU of Colorado is the state's leading voice in defense of civil liberties and civil rights. The ACLU offers an excellent work environment in a spacious office in downtown Denver. Our expert staff and attorneys work with volunteers, fellows, and interns to protect and extend civil liberties in Colorado.

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Intern at the ACLU

Law students interested in public interest work are encouraged to apply for summer clerkships as well as full and part-time spring and fall internships with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Colorado in Denver. Full-time externship positions are also available. Descriptions of available positions can be found below.

Fall or Spring semester internships and externships

Legal Intern Summer 2023


Current job announcements:

Legal Director

ACLU-CO is seeking a creative, dynamic, and visionary Legal Director to lead and grow the ACLU-CO’s legal department in advancing and shaping the civil rights and civil liberties landscape in Colorado.

Director of Philanthropy

The Director of Philanthropy will lead initiatives that increase ACLU of Colorado’s revenue stream in support of the significant expansion of its influence and impact over the next five to ten years.

Staff Attorney

American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Colorado seeks dynamic, skilled, mission-driven applicant for a full-time Staff Attorney position.

Policy Counsel

ACLU of Colorado’s Policy Counsel will be joining one of the most dynamic and impactful policy teams in the state.