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

PENNSYLVANIA

Rodale Institute, Kutztown, PA

Agriculture Innovation Specialist
The Agricultural Innovation Specialist 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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Communications Specialist
The Communications Specialist will lead our social media, website, and email marketing strategy and execution to a regional, national and international audience.

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Development Associate
The Development Associate manages administrative tasks in the Development Department, database management, gift processing, reporting and analytics, and prospect research and management.

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Hemp Manager
The Hemp Manager will be responsible for advancing the hemp research program and effectively communicating results to growers, industry, and policymakers.

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Research Technician
The Research Technician position works on assigned research projects as designated by the Chief Scientist.

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

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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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CALIFORNIA

California Organic Center, Ventura, CA

California Organic Center Organic Farm Manager
The California Organic Center Organic Farm Manager fulfills the primary task of managing the Regional Resource Center field projects and acts as a spokesperson to translate the research agenda into practical farmer-friendly outreach tools.

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California Organic Center Research Director 
The California Organic Center Research Director is responsible for facilitating and implementing research activities at the California Organic Center with input from departmental staff and project collaborators.

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California Organic Center Research Technician
The California Organic Center Research Technician position works on assigned research projects as designated by the Research Director of the California Organic Center.

Note: This position will be hired early 2020.

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GEORGIA

Southeast Organic Center, Chattahoochee Hills, GA

Southeast Organic Center Organic Farm Manager
The Organic Farmer Manager fulfills the primary task of managing the Southeast Organic Center field projects and acts as a spokesperson to translate the research agenda into practical farmer friendly outreach tools.

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Southeast Organic Center Research Director
The Research Director is responsible for facilitating and implementing research activities at the Southeast Organic Center with input from departmental staff and project collaborators.

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Southeast Organic Center Research Technician
The Research Technician position works on assigned research projects as designated by the Research Director of the Southeast Organic Center.

Note: This position will be hired early 2020.

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IOWA

Midwest Organic Center, Marion, IA

Midwest Organic Center Research Technician
The Research Technician position works on assigned applied and basic research projects in regenerative agriculture, soil research principles and methodology.

Note: This position will be hired early 2020.

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Internships

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

Accounting

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

Communications

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.

Development

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

Diversified Vegetable Farming

Help support the farm-wide production of vegetables in several program settings ranging from work in research plots to our commercial 5-acre farm share field.

Farm Share (ASC)

Gain hands-on training in the skills necessary to run a farm share-style business with the goal of reaching a broader population including low-income families with limited access to fresh organic food.

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.

Livestock

Assist in caring for hogs, donkeys, laying hens, and seasonal broilers and turkeys.

Multimedia

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.

Research

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!