Job Opportunities

At RWJF's headquarters in Princeton, N.J., dedicated professionals apply a diverse range of knowledge and expertise to a shared vision: All Americans should have the opportunity to live a healthier life.



Managing Director, Leadership for Better Health

The Managing Director, Leadership for Better Health, will lead the newly refined set of four change leadership programs designed to extend the influence and impact of leaders working to build a Culture of Health, including: Health Policy Research Scholars, Clinical Scholars Program, Interdisciplinary Research Leaders, and Culture of Health Leaders. Core to the Foundation’s mission, these programs support the development of diverse health care leaders as well as leaders from other sectors who can help build health into our communities and the nation as a whole. Additionally, the managing director will cultivate relationships with the business sector to engage and empower business leaders in championing a Culture of Health.

Application Deadline: Open


Senior Program Officer

Reporting to the managing director of the Healthy Communities focus area, the senior program officer (SPO) will focus on developing and implementing the Foundation’s community development strategy with the core goal of creating the conditions that allow communities and their residents to reach their greatest health potential. The Foundation’s Healthy Communities efforts focus on how local data, financing, and policy and practice changes, coupled with multi-sector community leadership, can change community environments in ways that make it easier for people to get and stay healthy.

Application Deadline: Open

Summer Internship Program

The RWJF internship program provides an opportunity for students in various disciplines to learn about health and health care issues facing our society and about how a career in philanthropy can make a difference.

This program runs for 10 weeks over the summer months. For information on specific internship opportunities, please check back in early February 2017.  

RWJF is an Equal Opportunity Employer

A career that will make a difference

Would you like the opportunity to do work that makes a lasting, positive difference in the lives of others? Create that impact by joining the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), the nation’s largest philanthropy devoted exclusively to health and health care, as we strive to build a national Culture of Health.

If the idea of working with creative professionals with a passion for our vision excites you, then click through to one of the full job descriptions below to learn more. Build a career that will make a difference for generations to come.

Working at RWJF

RWJF offers exciting opportunities in program development; communications; research-evaluation-learning; and positions in administration, finance and technology that are integral to our organization.

We provide competitive salaries, a collegial work environment, and an excellent benefits and wellness package that reflects our mission and goals.

If you are interested in working for the Foundation, please review our current openings. Send general employment inquiries to our Human Resources Center at

2016 President's Message

In her annual message, President and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, shares how RWJF is working alongside many others to build a national Culture of Health.

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