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 Headquarters, Kutztown, PA

Crop and/or Weed Scientist
Rodale Institute seeks a scientist with expertise in crop and/or weed science to shepherd a new age of regenerative organic no-till farming and crop production.

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Chief Scientist
Rodale Institute is seeking a hands-on, forward-thinking scientist to oversee a growing and dynamic research department focused on the study of regenerative organic agriculture.

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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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Seasonal Beekeeper
This is an educational and hands-on opportunity for individuals to assist in all aspects of our treatment-free beekeeping program at the Founders Farm Campus.

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St. Luke’s-Rodale Institute Organic Farm, Easton, PA

CSA Coordinator
The position is responsible for coordinating the St. Luke’s Rodale Institute Organic Farm CSA program through St. Luke’s Employee Wellness department.

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Seasonal Farm Laborer
This seasonal, full-time employee will have the opportunity to assist in all aspects of our organic CSA and wholesale operations at St. Luke’s-Rodale Institute Organic Farm.

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IOWA

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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GEORGIA

Southeast Organic Center, Chattahoochee Hills, GA

Organic Crop Consultant
Rodale Institute is seeking an Organic Crop Consultant to assist farmers across the Southeast with the transition to organic agriculture practices and organic certification regulations and processes.

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Research Technician
This position works on assigned research projects, including applied and practical projects in regenerative organic agriculture, soil health, water quality, climate change mitigation, and the linkages between healthy soil and healthy people.

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CALIFORNIA

California Organic Center, Ventura, CA

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

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Internships

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

Farmer Training Program

Train for a career in regenerative organic agriculture by integrating with a curriculum geared towards beginning farmers. Two tracks available:
Short Season (2-4 months)
Full Season (9 months)

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.

Southeast Organic Center: Beginning Farmer Internship

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.

Development

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

Multimedia

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

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 Farm-to-Hospital

Get your hands dirty at our partner farm in Easton, PA, and help our staff produce and deliver safe, healthy, organic produce to local hospitals.

Start A Career In Organic

These 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!