Job Opportunities

RWJF Headquarters and Surrounding Campus

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), located in Princeton, N.J., is the largest philanthropy in America dedicated solely to health. Join our dedicated team of passionate professionals and help make our vision a reality.


Since 1972, RWJF has been providing funding, assistance, and research for projects and programs to help people, their families, and their communities be as healthy as possible. We are committed to working alongside others to build a Culture of Health that provides everyone in America a fair and just opportunity for health and well-being.


Current Opportunities

Please note: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation offices are currently closed in response to COVID-19 and employees are working remotely, as we follow the call for physical distancing and other guidance from public health experts. Because our offices are closed, interviewing, hiring, and on-boarding are being conducted virtually. Until our offices reopen, new hires and current staff will temporarily work remotely from RWJF-approved locations. Check this page for any updates on our recruitment activity. Thank you for your continued interest in a career with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.



Assistant Vice President, Operations

The Foundation seeks an Assistant Vice President, Operations, to work with operation leaders and departments. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Assistant Vice President, Operations, will be responsible for Operations division engagement, change and project management, and will serve as the primary point of contact and liaison for the day-to-day activities of the Operations division.

Application Deadline: April 25, 2021




Assistant Vice President, Program

The Foundation seeks an Assistant Vice President, Program, to serve as a key partner with program leadership in the Foundation’s efforts to promote fair and just opportunities for health and well-being in the United States. The Assistant Vice President will report to the Senior Vice President, Program, and provide leadership to identify and advance strategic objectives, as well as manage and guide operations.

Application Deadline: April 25, 2021  

Impact Investment Officer

The Impact Investment Officer is a professional staff member responsible for developing, implementing, and managing RWJF’s impact investing program to improve health and health care. Primary responsibilities include providing intellectual and organizational leadership in identifying areas where debt, equity, and guarantees can further the Foundation’s programmatic objectives, underwriting and structuring investments and monitoring the financial and programmatic performance of investments over time.

Application Deadline: Open

Program Associate, Global Ideas for U.S. Solutions

The Program Asociate will support the Global Ideas for U.S. Solutions team and work closely with the senior director and team members to assist in program development and management, as well as team strategy and functioning. The associate will assist in strengthening both operational and programmatic approaches to global learning.

Application Deadline: Open

Program Officer, Transforming Health and Health Care Systems

The Program Officer will work with the Transforming Health and Health Care Systems team, focusing on changing the systems of health care, public health, and social services, so that these systems can more easily and effectively work together to meet the goals and needs of the people they serve.

Application Deadline: Open

Senior Program Officer, Healthy Communities

This Senior Program Officer will work with the Healthy Communities focus area, creating the conditions in communities that allow all residents to reach their best possible health and well-being. The Healthy Communities team takes a policy-systems approach to acknowledge and address the structural barriers that have created unequal conditions across communities and regions.

Application Deadline: Open

Senior Program Officer, Leadership for Better Health

This Senior Program Officer will have an assignment with the Leadership for Better Health (LBH) focus area. Leadership development is needed at the level of the individual, within institutions, networks, and communities. LBH seeks, through individual and collective leadership approaches, to support changes in the conditions, narratives, systems, and policies that advance health equity.

Application Deadline: Open


Why work at RWJF?

Summer Internships

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s summer internship program will continue in 2021, but unlike previous years we will not recruit interns directly by accepting resumes through RWJF’s application process. Instead, we are collaborating with third-party organizations to secure summer interns from a pool of candidates currently participating in leadership development programs.

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RWJF is an Equal Opportunity Employer