Union of Concerned Scientists

  • Cambridge, MA

The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) is an independent national nonprofit that uses science to protect our health, safety, and environment. We are scientists, engineers, economists, activists, and everyday people who develop and advocate for innovative, practical solutions to some of our planet’s most pressing problems—from combating global warming and developing sustainable ways to feed, power, and transport ourselves, to fighting misinformation, advancing racial equity, and reducing the threat of nuclear war.

Union of Concerned Scientists Oakland, CA, USA
Oct 15, 2021
Full time role
Western States Campaign Coordinator Union of Concerned Scientists Oakland, CA   Are you ready to take the science off the shelf and get it out into the world where it can make a difference?  Are you a strategist who can mobilize scientists and activists to take on the biggest, most harmful industries and win? Can you build leadership in the scientific community and help the environmental movement become a movement for racial justice? The Union of Concerned Scientists seeks a talented organizer to create and run science-based advocacy campaigns that recruit and develop the capacity of experts and activists, deepen and draw on the strength of partnerships with allied organizations, and make a material difference in the western states on climate, energy, transportation, and water. Responsibilities Direct outreach components of the Western States campaigns on vehicles, fuels, energy, climate, and water issues. Engage UCS supporters, members, and...
$95,000 yearly
Union of Concerned Scientists Washington, DC, USA
Oct 15, 2021
Full time role
Senior Development Officer, Planned Giving Development Department Union of Concerned Scientists Washington, DC, Cambridge, MA, Oakland, CA     The Position The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) is an independent national nonprofit that uses science to protect our health, safety, and environment.  We are scientists, engineers, economists, activists, and everyday people who develop and advocate for innovative, practical solutions to some of our planet’s most pressing problems—from combating global warming and developing sustainable ways to feed, power, and transport ourselves, to fighting misinformation, advancing racial equity, and reducing the threat of nuclear war.   Our fundraising department seeks a Senior Planned Giving Officer to join our successful team. Our job is to help donors make legacy gifts—i.e., donations through wills, trusts, charitable gift annuities, charitable remainder trusts, and other...
$41,600 yearly
Union of Concerned Scientists Washington, DC, USA
Oct 06, 2021
Internship
Research Associate Intern TERM: 1 year Center for Science and Democracy Union of Concerned Scientists Washington, DC     The Position The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) is an independent national nonprofit that uses science to protect our health, safety, and environment. We are scientists, engineers, economists, activists, and everyday people who develop and advocate for innovative, practical solutions to some of our planet’s most pressing problems—from combating global warming and developing sustainable ways to feed, power, and transport ourselves, to fighting misinformation, advancing racial equity, and reducing the threat of nuclear war. Working at UCS means advancing solutions and advocating for policies which are backed by the best data, research, and technical expertise.   The Center for Science and Democracy (CSD) at UCS is hiring a research intern to help us fight for strong protections and rights for federal...
$52,500 yearly
Union of Concerned Scientists Washington, DC, USA
Oct 06, 2021
Full time role
Qualifications and Experience Three to five years of relevant and comparable experience in nonprofit organizations, coalitions, and advocacy work, including experience working with a diverse set of groups—from grassroots activists to policy experts, outreach, and communications staff.   We believe experience matters and is equally as important as formalized education. While a Bachelor’s degree preferred, it is not required.   Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including public speaking, meeting facilitation, and ability to interact professionally and sensitively with individuals with a wide range of experiences, skills, backgrounds, and responsibilities.   Familiarity with food and farm policy, racial equity issues in the food system, and community food systems preferred.   Ability to build solid relationships with teammates, partners, and specialists in different areas by fostering teamwork,...
$36,400 yearly
Union of Concerned Scientists Cambridge, MA, USA
Sep 30, 2021
Internship
Communications Intern TERM: One year Communications Department Union of Concerned Scientists Cambridge, MA office     The Position The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) is an independent national nonprofit that uses science to protect our health, safety, and environment. We are scientists, engineers, economists, activists and everyday people who develop and advocate for innovative, practical solutions to some of our planet’s most pressing problems—from combating global warming and developing sustainable ways to feed, power, and transport ourselves, to fighting misinformation, advancing racial equity, and reducing the threat of nuclear war.   The Communications department at UCS is responsible for promoting our scientists’ research to a variety of audiences, and helping our members and supporters connect and engage with our work. Our 30-person team seeks a motivated intern who will help create, edit, and manage the...