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.

Facilities Management

General Mechanic II

The Foundation currently seeks a general mechanic II who will work under general supervision by the assistant manager for Facilities Management, and will perform preventative maintenance and repairs as scheduled or required along with alterations and installation of devices and components associated with various pieces of equipment in order to attain maximum functionality in building operations and grounds. Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned. The general mechanic II will have a 40 hour workweek, with a regular schedule of 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Application Deadline: September 9, 2018



Executive Assistant

The Foundation currently seeks an executive assistant to provide seasoned, high-level and confidential administrative support directly to the vice president, Human Resources (HR) and Administration and managing senior HR officer.  In this role, the executive assistant will serve as the heart of coordination and logistics in the execution of the day-to-day operations and all administrative issues. Relationships are key, the executive assistant will need to maintain a close and highly responsive partnership and relationship to a busy vice president and managing officer while building and maintaining trusted relationships with the unit and staff at all levels.  

Application Deadline: September 16, 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

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.


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