Company Overview

As a non-profit scientific organization with more than 140 years’ experience, we are a champion for chemistry, its practitioners and our global community of members.

Founded in 1876 and chartered by the U.S. Congress, we are one of the world’s largest scientific organizations with more than 200,000 individuals in our global community across 140 countries. Our mission is to advance the broader chemistry enterprise and its practitioners for the benefit of Earth and all its people. Our vision is to improve all people’s lives through the transforming power of chemistry.

What We Value

  • Passion for Chemistry and the Global Chemistry Enterprise
  • Focus on Members
  • Professionalism, Safety, and Ethics
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Respect



With 2,000+ employees and over 150,000 members, the American Chemical Society is the world’s largest scientific society. A nonprofit organization founded in 1876 and chartered by the U.S. Congress, ACS is at the forefront of the evolving worldwide chemistry enterprise and is the premier professional home for chemists, chemical engineers & related professions around the globe. Our mission is to advance the broader chemistry enterprise & its practitioners for the benefit of Earth & its people.

What We Do
We deliver indispensable chemistry-related information solutions to address global challenges and other issues facing the scientific community. We provide access to opportunities, resources, training, & networks to empower our members & member communities to thrive in the global economy. We foster the development of innovative, relevant, & effective chemistry & chemistry-related education. We communicate the vital role of chemical professionals & chemistry in addressing the world’s challenges.

Our Culture
The American Chemical Society is committed to providing a collaborative work environment where employees can grow in their current roles and develop within their career. Great people are the key to our success. To maintain the highest standard of service for our members and community, we rely on a highly skilled, motivated, and diverse staff. Attracting talented employees is only the beginning. We strive to provide an inspiring work environment where they are motivated to stay

Company Summary
American Chemical Society
Number of Employees
500 or more
(202) 872-4470
1155 16th St Nw
Washington, DC