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    Apply for PIFP

    Want to make a difference?
    Now you can.

    I'm interested.
    Tell me the highlights.

    You can expect:
    • A built-in cohort of PIFP peers
    • To be paid to work for social change
    • To work in the Colorado Springs or Denver metro areas
    • Mentoring and networking opportunities with CC alumni 
    • Meaningful projects and significant work experience in public interest fields

    How do I find out more?

    Sign up for an appointment with Cari on Handshake to discuss the PIFP application/resume/etc.

    More Questions?
    Application Checklist
    FAQs
    Tips for PIFP Recommendations
    Keep on eye on the PIFP Timeline.

    Application details, please!

    Deadline: January 30th, 5:00 pm.

    Apply on Handshake.

    Application components:

    What happens if I'm taking Block A?!

    Don't worry.
    You can still apply for a summer fellowship and work from June 24-Aug 23: 9 weeks for $4000.
    These organizations accept June 24 as a start date:
    -ACLU of Colorado
    -ARC Pikes Peak Region
    -CO Dept of Health Care, Policy, and Financing
    -CO League of Charter Schools
    -Fountain Creek Watershed District
    -Gary Community Investments
    -Groundwork Denver
    -Palmer Land Trust
    -Parent Possible (Vroom Intern only)
    -PEAK Parent Center
    -Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountain Region
    -Towards Justice
    -Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado

    Sign up for PIFP Workshop Sessions on Handshake

    INTERVIEW PREPARATION: Gates Common Room - 3rd floor of Palmer Hall
    Monday, Feb. 4th, 4:00 pm
    Tuesday, Feb. 5th, 12:00 pm - lunch included
    PIFP Summer Fellowships may be counted as community engagement hours toward the  Community Engaged Scholars Program at Colorado College. For more information, go to the Collaborative for Community Engagement website.

    Summer (S) 2019 + Yearlong (YL) 2019-20
    Fellowship Descriptions

    ACLU of Colorado (S + YL)

    Summer Fellowship Description

    Yearlong Fellowship Description


    Arc Pikes Peak Region (S)

    Summer Fellowship Description


    Atlas Preparatory School (S)

    Summer Fellowship Description


    Bell Policy Center (YL)

    Yearlong Fellowship Description


    Catamount Institute (S)

    Summer Fellowship Description


    Chinook Fund (S)

    Summer Fellowship Description


    City of Colo. Springs: Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services (S)

    Summer Fellowship Description


    Colorado Center on Law and Policy (YL)

    Yearlong Fellowship Description 


    Colorado Consumer Health Initiative  (YL - 3)

    Yearlong Fellowship Description - CONSUMER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

    Yearlong Fellowship Description - OUTREACH and COMMUNICATIONS

    Yearlong Fellowship Description - POLICY


    Colorado Dept. of Health Care Policy and Financing (S - 2)

    Summer Fellowship Description (Note: CO Dept hires two fellows,  1-Office of Community Living 2- Health Programs Office)


    Colorado Horse Rescue (YL)

    Yearlong Fellowship Description


    Colorado League of Charter Schools (S)

    Summer Fellowship Description


    Colorado Springs Food Rescue (S)

    Summer Fellowship Description


    Conservation Colorado (YL)

    Yearlong Fellowship Description 


    Denver Scholarship Foundation (YL - 2)

    Yearlong Fellowship Description (Note: DSF hires 2 yearlong fellows)


    NOTE: Denver School of Science and Technology will not be offering a public interest fellowship for this upcoming year. They are restructuring and we will work together to build a new partnership in the future.


    Fountain Creek Watershed District (S)

    Summer Fellowship Description


    Gary Community Investments/Piton Foundation (S)

    Summer Fellowship Description


    Groundwork Denver (S)

    Summer Fellowship Description


    Innovations in Aging Collaborative (YL)

    Yearlong Fellowship Description


    OMNI Institute (YL)

    Yearlong Fellowship Description


    Inside Out Youth Services (S)

    Summer Fellowship Description


    One Colorado Education Fund (S)

    Summer Fellowship Description


    Palmer Land Trust (S)

    Summer Fellowship Description


    Parent Possible (S - 2)

    Summer Fellowship Description - Program Evaluation Fellow 

    Summer Fellowship Description - Vroom Program Fellow


    PEAK Parent Center (S)

    Summer Fellowship Description


    Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountain Region(S)

    Summer Fellowship Description


    ProgressNow Colorado Education (YL)

    Yearlong Fellowship Description


    TESSA (YL)

    Yearlong Fellowship Description


    Towards Justice (S)

    Summer Fellowship Description


    Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (S)

    Summer Fellowship Description

    CONTACT

    Cari Hanrahan, Director
    Public Interest Fellowship Program and Nonprofit Initiatives
    chanrahan@coloradocollege.edu
    719-389-6851