Diversity and Inclusion

ACS Investment Into Industrial Internships for Chemists (I4C) Program

The ACS Division of Business Development and Management (BMGT)  offers the Investment Into Industrial Internships for Chemists (I4C) program. I4C provides supplementary support for chemists and chemical engineers who are members of groups that are underrepresented in the chemical sciences and who are interested in pursuing careers in leadership and management of the chemical enterprise. 

These scholarships provide access to mentors and scholarship funds to historically excluded graduate students and postdoctoral scholars in pursuit of non-laboratory, chemical enterprise-related internships.


  • Non-laboratory internship guidance and support
  • Up to $3,000 as a tax-free scholarship for internship bridging funds (e.g., relocation)
  • Mentorship by experienced leaders in the chemical industry

Where: Varies

Length: Summer


  • U. S. citizens and U.S. permanent residents
  • Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) backgrounds, to include Latinx and Native
  • Baccalaureate degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering by June 1 of previous year
  • GPA greater than 3.5
  • Must participate in non-laboratory based internship during previous summer

Applications Due: See website