The official website for Colorado Senator Mike Johnston (D-Denver)

Colorado Legislative Fellowship


Fellowship Duties & Responsibilities

    • Working with Senator Johnston to research and author proposed legislation
    • Researching and composing external fact sheets and internal vote recommendations for legislation that moves through the committees
    • Researching, tracking, and recommending action on committee and floor amendments
    • Communicating with legislators, state agency liaisons, lobbyists, local organizations, and the general public on behalf of Senator Johnston



    • Full- or part-time law school student
    • Superior legal research and writing skills, as evidenced by GPA or previous work experience
    • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
    • Ability to work approximately 5-10 hours a week (part of it at the State Capitol)
    • Previous public policy experience strongly preferred, but not required


How to Apply

The application for the Legislative Fellowship is currently closed. If you’re a current student and interested in being involved with Mike’s work in other ways, please email Kaycee Gerhart, Policy Director at