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

Organic Crop Consultant

The Organic Crop Consultant will assist farmers across Pennsylvania with transitioning to organic practices and with organic certification regulations and processes.

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Soil Scientist

The Soil Scientist will support all short- and long-term projects at Rodale Institute with a focus on measuring soil health in different agricultural systems.

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Post-Doctoral Research Scientist

The Post-Doctoral Research Scientist will work with scientists to develop tools to reduce tillage and weed pressure, increase yields, and improve soil health in organic systems.

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Content Creation & Media Relations Manager

The Content Creation & Media Relations Manager will play an integral role in branding: overseeing strategy for our website, email marketing and social media; leading content creation & copywriting for campaigns and educational content; and being the chief liaison with media, proactively guiding our earned media strategy.

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


Help our ship run smoothly by assisting the accounting department with grant proposals, accounts payable and receivable, state registrations, and more.


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.


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

Garden & Landscape

Assist in maintaining a wide variety of vegetables, flowers, medicinal herbs, shrubs, and trees while learning and practicing the fundamentals of organic plant cultivation.


Learn how to manage organic livestock while assisting with the care and upkeep of our hogs, donkeys, oxen, and other animals around the farm.


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

Organic Farmers Association

Gain hands-on experience in policy outreach, membership development, communications, sponsorship development and more.


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.

St. Luke's Rodale Institute Organic Farm

Assist at our partner farm and learn how to grow safe, healthy, organic produce that gets delivered to all seven hospitals in the St. Luke’s University Health Network.

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!