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

Director of Marketing and Communications
The Director of Marketing and Communications is responsible for overseeing the Rodale Institute’s global marketing, communications, and public relations strategies along with the management of our Institute’s brand footprint.

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Research Technician
Rodale Institute is seeking a Research Technician to work on the Vegetable Systems Trial and projects investigating nutritional quality of crops grown in organic and conventional farming systems.

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Organic Livestock & Dairy Consultant
This position will assist farmers in Pennsylvania and the United States with the transition to organic and regenerative organic agricultural practices and their respective certification regulations and processes.

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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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Service Mechanic
The Rodale Institute is seeking a Service Mechanic to oversee all machine and mechanical activities at our main campus, including routine equipment maintenance on a full line of farm/landscape equipment.

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Small and Diversified Organic Farm Consultant
This position will assist farmers across Pennsylvania in the process of starting or maintaining an organic farm and staying in compliance with NOP regulations.

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Rodale Institute Founders Farm, Allentown, PA

There are currently no open positions at the Rodale Institute Founders Farm. Please check back later.

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

There are currently no open positions at St. Luke’s-Rodale Institute Organic Farm. Please check back later.

Cornwall Manor-Rodale Institute Trailside Organic Farm, Cornwall, PA

There are currently no open positions at the Cornwall Manor-Rodale Institute Trailside Organic Farm. Please check back later.

SOUTHEAST

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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MIDWEST

Midwest Organic Center, Marion, IA

Research Director, Iowa
The Research Director is responsible for facilitating and implementing research activities at the Regional Resource Center with input from departmental staff and project collaborators.

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CALIFORNIA

California Organic Center, Ventura, CA

Farm Manager, California
The Organic Farmer Manager-California 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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ITALY

Davines Group – Rodale Institute European Regenerative Organic Center, Parma, Italy

Research Director, Italy
The Research Director is responsible for facilitating and implementing research activities at the Regional Resource Center with input from departmental staff and project collaborators.

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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)

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.

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. Pennsylvania →
Georgia →
Iowa →
California →

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!