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.

Current Openings

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.


program financial management


The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation develops new programming each year to support its mission to improve the health and health care of all Americans. A significant amount of grants and contracts are awarded and a large portfolio of active work is monitored. In keeping with the Foundation’s guiding principles, the role of the program financial management department is to provide high quality and efficient financial support to program staff, grantees and contractors while promoting good stewardship of financial resources.     

Application Deadline: February 14, 2016 (10 a.m. ET)


RWJF Internship Program

Summer Internships

This 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.

RWJF internships provide meaningful, hands-on work experience and an opportunity to apply coursework concepts to real-world work situations. Interns will participate in an orientation program to learn about different facets of Foundation work and meet experts in the field. The program will culminate with a presentation of intern work.

All interns selected for the 10-week, paid internships will work in our Princeton, N.J., office. Housing and transportation costs will be the responsibility of the intern.


The Foundation seeks juniors, seniors, or graduate students who exhibit the following minimum requirements:

  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills; writing samples may be requested
  • Interest in health and health care
  • Strong planning, organization and time-management skills
  • Strong detail orientation
  • Strong research and electronic communications skills, including use of Internet and social media
  • Excellent analytic skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a highly collaborative team environment.

Application Deadline: March 6, 2016 (10 a.m. ET)

RWJF is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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

Working to Build a Culture of Health

At the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, we envision a future in which being as healthy as possible is valued by every member of our society.

Learn more about our vision