Each member of the Rodale Institute team is passionate about improving the well-being of people and the planet through innovative organic research and leadership. If you share this passion, we welcome you to apply for the positions below.

Staff Positions


Rodale Institute Headquarters, Kutztown, PA

Research Director/Extension Agronomist, Farming Systems Trial (FST)
The Research Director/Extension Agronomist for FST will manage field and laboratory activities related to the Institute’s 40-year old Farming Systems Trial that compares organic and conventional grain cropping systems.

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Research Technician
This full-time, term-limited biological science technician position will support a collaborative research project with the USDA-ARS Eastern Regional Research Center.

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Rodale Institute Founders Farm, Allentown, PA

Farm and Landscape Seasonal Worker
Rodale Institute is offering an educational and hands-on opportunity for individuals to assist in all aspects of our organic farm program at the Founders Farm campus.

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Midwest Organic Center, Marion, IA

Farm Manager
Rodale Institute is seeking a Farm Manager at our Midwest Organic Center to conduct day-to-day farm operations and work closely with MOC research and education staff.

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Organic Crop Consultant
The Organic Crop Consultant will assist farmers across the Midwest with the transition to organic agriculture practices and the organic certification regulations and processes.

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California Organic Center, Ventura, CA

There are currently no open positions at the California Organic Center. Please check back later.


Southeast Organic Center, Chattahoochee Hills, GA

There are currently no open positions at the Southeast Organic Center. Please check back later.

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Help grow the organic movement while gaining valuable experience in the following departments:

Agriculture Supported Communities (ASC)

Train for a career in organic agriculture by integrating with a curriculum geared towards beginning farmers. Two tracks available:
Short Season (2 months)
Full Season (9 months)


Depending on your interests and skills, you'll work on social media, email marketing, blog posts, photography & video, graphic design, events, media relations, and more.

Southeast Organic Center Beginning Farmer Program

This program, located at our Regional Resource Center in Georgia, is intended for individuals with little-to-no experience looking to gain introductory knowledge about organic farming basics.


Learn the ins and outs of fundraising and donor relations by assisting our development staff with events, campaigns, and donor acquisition efforts.


This internship is ideal for candidates with previous experience and a strong interest in producing video, photography, webinars, and social media content.


Work side-by-side with our research staff in the lab and in the field investigating systems approaches to soil, crop, animal, human, and environmental health.

Start A Career In Organic

Rodale Institute's training programs can give you the skills you need to launch a new career in organic agriculture. Space is limited in each program, so register today!