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.


Director, Talent Development

Reporting directly to the managing senior Human Resources (HR) officer, the Foundation is seeking a director, Talent Development, to work collaboratively with other HR staff members, learning professionals, and service providers as well as members of the HR/Administration area. The director will be charged with creating a rich and versatile development agenda for staff, reflecting the Foundation’s commitment to realizing a new level of intensity and engagement in talent development. The successful candidate will bring a vision for the future and set forth progressive goals in close concert with HR leadership and colleagues across the Foundation.

Application Deadline: Open


Office of the COntroller

Accounting Assistant

The accounting assistant (Banking & Payables) is responsible for daily accounting and banking functions, payables processing activities, and reconciliations for various cash and grant related transactions. Responsibilities for this position include performing skilled operational support accounting duties, and calculating, posting, and verifying information to provide financial data used to maintain accurate and timely financial records. Other duties include providing clerical, computer and customer skills in the performance of a variety of tasks to maintain accounting records and reports, as well as other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Application Deadline: July 1, 2018


Office of the President and CEO

Executive Vice President

Reporting to the president and CEO, the Foundation is seeking an executive vice president to serve as a key member of the Foundation’s executive staff responsible for providing leadership, and centrally coordinating and planning the Foundation’s program strategies as the Foundation strives to build a Culture of Health.

Application Deadline: Open



Program Associate

The Foundation is seeking a program associate in the Program Unit responsible for supporting, developing, implementing and managing programs and projects on the Leadership for Better Health (LBH) theme. The associate will work closely with the managing director and LBH team members to assist in program development and management, as well as theme strategy and functioning.

Application Deadline: July 15, 2018

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 paid program runs for 10 weeks over the summer months. For information on specific internship opportunities, please check back in early February 2019.

RWJF is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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

2018 Annual Message

2018 Annual Message

RWJF President and CEO Richard Besser reflects on the guiding principles that drive our work to improve health and health care for everyone in America.

Read the message