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Institute for Public Policy Studies


Institute for Public Policy Studies

Alumni Careers

Public Policy graduates go to great things! Alumni have gone on to pursue opportunities locally, nationally and internationally. They work for government, non-profit organizations and private business.

The following is a small sample of employment positions that IPPS graduates have held in recent years:

  •  Government & Politics
    • Policy Analyst, Colorado Department of State
    • Deputy Chief of Staff, Colorado Office of the Lt. Governor
    • Legislative Analyst, Colorado Joint Budget Committee
    • Chief Economist, Colorado Governor's Office of State Planning
  •  Nonprofit
    • Policy Director, American Cancer Society
    • Deputy Director, Center for Sustainable Communities
    • Senior Policy Officer, Colorado Health Foundation
  •  Law
    • Deputy Public Defender, Colorado State Public Defender
    • Staff Attorney, Mountain States Legal Foundation
  • Business
    • Director of Global Public Policy, Eli Lilly Company
    • Senior Administrator, National Renewable Energies Laboratories
    • Assistant Program Director, Colorado Center for Nursing Excellence