Job Opportunities

At the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) headquarters in Princeton, N.J., dedicated professionals apply a diverse range of knowledge and expertise to a shared vision: Everyone in America should have the opportunity to live a healthier life.


Vice President, Communications

Located in Princeton, N.J., and under the leadership of the executive vice president, the vice president, Communications is a critical senior leadership position that has primary responsibility for advancing the Foundation’s mission and brand by developing and implementing a high-impact communications strategy that will support mindset changes and drive policy that address healthy equity and the social determinants of health.

Application Deadline: Open



Vice President, Policy

Located in Washington, D.C., and under the leadership of the executive vice president, the vice president, Policy is responsible for providing leadership to the Foundation’s policy work with a significant emphasis on health equity, developing and implementing the Foundation’s policy agenda, managing policy programs and activities, and working closely with Program (i.e., focus areas), Research-Evaluation-Learning, and Communications to coordinate Foundation-wide policy activities at the federal, state and local levels, and to support policy activities being implemented in Program. VP, Policy will lead Policy unit staff and their colleagues, and will be the key member of the Foundation’s senior management team responsible for guiding, motivating and inspiring the policy work of the Foundation.

Application Deadline: Open


Summer Internships

The RWJF summer internship program provides an opportunity for college 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 paid program runs for 10 weeks over the summer months. For information on specific internship opportunities, please check back in early February 2020.


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 to learn more. Build a career that will make a difference for generations to come.


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.

Please send general employment inquiries to our Human Resources Center at