We'll help you make the most of your educational journey!

Application Deadline:
January 29th

May 21

Internships start

August 10

Internships end

Thinking about a career in a non-profit? You can try it on for size with the ACS Intern Program!

You'll gain valuable work experience through a wide range of paid internship opportunities. Plus, an internship provides the unique opportunity to develop contacts for the future.

The Experience

ACS is committed to providing students with a meaningful work experience. Through hands-on learning and training, the program helps students discover what it takes to run a membership organization and how their talents can help ACS continue to grow and improve lives through the transforming power of chemistry.

Our interns work on high-priority projects and are given practical responsibilities that contribute to the success of the organization. They work alongside the best in the industry in areas such as Education, Financial Management & Accounting, Information Technology, Program Management, Public Affairs, Publications, Sales & Marketing, and Operations.

How to Apply

Search our internship postings to find the best fit for you.To apply, you'll need to upload a resume AND cover letter.

Eligibility: For current students that have completed their sophomore year (or higher) with a 4 year college/university. Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States.

An interest in chemistry isn't required, but it's a plus! See individual postings for required experience, knowledge, and skills.

The Details

  • Internships are located at our Washington, DC headquarters and our Columbus, OH location.
  • Interns are paid on an hourly basis.
  • Interns may also receive academic credit.
  • Most summer internships are full time.  
  • Internships may be available throughout the year, but most are during the summer.

Note: Interns do NOT receive benefits, transportation, or housing assistance.