January 25, 2018 at 5:33 pm

American Chemical Society Has Internships in Columbus & D.C., Apply by Jan. 29

The American Chemical Society in Washington, D.C., and Columbus, Ohio, has 35 internship opportunities for rising college juniors enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at an accredited college or university.

American Chemical Society logoAbout the American Chemical Society: With more than 157,000 members, ACS is the world’s largest scientific society and one of the world’s leading sources of authoritative scientific information. A nonprofit organization chartered by Congress, ACS is at the forefront of the evolving worldwide chemistry enterprise and the premier professional home for chemists, chemical engineers and related professions around the globe.

The purpose of the program is three-fold: to provide students with a meaningful, hands-on work experience (and potentially to earn college credits), develop a pool of talent for future employment opportunities with the ACS, and provide its business units the opportunity to complete projects and develop talent.

What to Expect as an ACS Intern: In addition to substantive and challenging work assignments, the ACS Internship Program provides mentoring and learning opportunities to help interns develop skills, network with fellow ACS employees and learn what it’s like to work within the non-profit industry.

  • Orientation: Your experience begins with an introduction to the ACS. During Orientation you’ll learn more about ACS, meet with other interns and find out how to make the best of your internship.
  • Professional Development: You’ll have the opportunity to participate in activities that will develop professional skills; learn valuable networking skills; develop interviewing techniques and many others.
  • Panel Socials: These sessions provide you with the opportunity to hear from ACS executives and employees about their experience and current roles.
  • Resume Reviews: Learn tips from recruiters on how to best structure your resume and how to shine when you interview for full-time jobs.
  • Intern Activities: While at ACS, there will be activities that will give you the opportunity to network with fellow interns and do fun and engaging activities in and outside of ACS!

Details and Qualifications:

  • Paid internships
  • 12 weeks during the summer: May 21 – August 10, 2018
  • Locations in Washington, D.C., and Columbus, Ohio
  • Interns must be at least a rising junior enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or graduate degree program from an accredited college or university.
  • Flexible work schedules between 20-40 hours
  • ACS does not subsidize housing or transportation.


For questions about the internship program, email



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