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

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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Communications Specialist
Rodale Institute is looking for a well-rounded part-time Communications Specialist to lead several projects, including our Grow Clean Water consumer campaign.

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Weekend Wedding Coordinator
Rodale Institute is seeking a part-time, seasonal Weekend Wedding Coordinator to help execute weddings on our picturesque 333-acre certified organic farm.

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Facilities Manager
Rodale Institute is seeking a Facilities Manager to oversee the upkeep of all Rodale Institute buildings and their required maintenance.

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

Fruit Manager
Rodale is offering a Fruit Manager position for our organic community supported agriculture (CSA) and wholesale operations at the St. Luke’s Rodale Institute Organic Farm.

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Packhouse Operations Assistant
Rodale Institute is seeking an enthusiastic and driven individual to help process and deliver safe, healthy, organic produce to the hospitals in the St. Luke’s Health Network.

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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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Cornwall Manor Retirement Community, Cornwall, PA

Cornwall Manor-Rodale Institute Organic Farm Manager
Rodale Institute is offering a Farm Manager position as part of Cornwall Manor’s new initiative to introduce on-site organic crop production methods that will provide nutritious produce for their residents, staff, and community.

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SOUTHEAST

Georgia

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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Southeast Organic Center, Chattahoochee Hills, GA

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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MIDWEST

Illinois/Indiana

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. This position will work remotely, but must reside in Illinois or Indiana.

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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

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)

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 →
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Iowa →
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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!