Current Job Openings


Chief Economist
Legislative Representative/Generalist
Senior Safety and Health Specialist

Center for Transformational Organizing (CTO)

Senior Researcher—At Large
Senior Researcher—Southern Region

Data, Analytics and Infrastructure

Data Assistant—At Large (3 positions)

Economic Power and Growth

Assistant Director of Growth Strategies—At Large

Meetings and Travel

Assistant Director

Office of the General Counsel

Administrative Assistant for the Union Lawyers Alliance
Administrative Secretary/Legal Assistant

Office of the President

Administrative Specialist

Political and Field Mobilization

Campaign Coordinator: At Large (three positions)
Campaign Coordinator: Arizona
Campaign Coordinator: Georgia
Campaign Coordinator: Nevada
Campaign Coordinator: North Carolina
Campaign Coordinator: Ohio
Campaign Coordinator: Pennsylvania
Campaign Coordinator: Wisconsin
Governance and Organizational Development Coordinator
Regional Administrative Specialist
Senior Field Representative, Southern Region
Senior Field Representative, Western Region
Temporary Administrative Specialist

Public Affairs

Communications Coordinator, Clean Energy Jobs
Press Secretary
Senior Social Media Strategist

Technology Institute

Events and Communications Coordinator 
Project Manager, AFL-CIO Working for America Institute

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Additional Opportunities

Become a Union Organizer

Union organizers are on the front lines of activism, building power while engaging in the important social and economic issues facing working families. Organizers are a resource for working people who are interested in forming a union. The Organizing Institute develops and promotes the craft of organizing. We recruit and train new organizers; collaborate in solidarity with community allies; and share innovations and strategic campaigns for social justice.

Become a Strategic Researcher

Strategic corporate researchers work for labor unions, environmental justice groups and community-based organizations. Strategic researchers provide insights on corporate ownership, finances, organizational structure and connections and help progressive organizations understand the sources of corporate power.

Strategic Corporate Research Summer School, June 23–28, 2024

The AFL-CIO and Cornell University are sponsoring a Strategic Corporate Research Summer School on June 23-28, 2024. The application deadline is May 1. The course is designed for students and others who want to make corporations accountable by working as researchers in unions and social change organizations. The course offers a regular track and an advanced track with an additional research and writing requirement. It is open to individuals applying on their own and to individuals sponsored by unions and other organizations. Scholarships are available to non-sponsored individuals who qualify. Inquire if interested in obtaining course credit. For more info, email [email protected], call (607) 391-1242, or go to the course website.