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RTI's Culture and Core Values

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An Innovative Spirit 

Collaboration is at the root of who we are and what we do. We believe that by working together, we can think outside the boundaries of what’s possible. We embrace the idea that every individual who works with us, and for us, brings an invaluable perspective and potential to change the world. 

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Stefanee Tillman

Stefanee Tillman


Attending events and building connections in person has been a game-changer.

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Kenneth Fassel

Research Economist

I feel supported by my peers and helping my coworkers and making them feel supported keeps me inspired.

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Emily Burtch

Emily Burtch

Research Public Health Analyst

RTI encourages growth and discovery, enabling staff to explore new interests and talents.

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Madeline Britvec

Madeline Britvec

Public Health Analyst

Something I enjoy about RTI is the flexibility and independence provided to each staff member.

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Allison Carley

Allison Carley


One thing I've enjoyed about my time with RTI is that I am constantly learning.

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An exterior image of the flagship Horizon building at RTI's headquarters in Research Triangle Park.
The Holden building is the flagship of RTI's headquarters in Research Triangle Park.

A Dynamic Workplace

Remote, hybrid, or in office – here at RTI, individuals can select the work environment that works best for them. Our corporate campus, conveniently located in Research Triangle Park between Raleigh and Durham, offers indoor and outdoor opportunities to work and collaborate. In addition, team members can operate out of our regional offices, located around the globe.

Our Values


We perform with the highest ethical standards of individual and group honesty. We communicate openly and realistically with each other and our clients.


We strive to deliver results with exceptional quality and value.


We encourage multidisciplinary collaboration, creativity, and independent thinking in everything we do.

Respect for the Individual

We treat one another fairly, with dignity and equity. We support each other to develop to our full potential.

Respect for RTI

We recognize that the strength of RTI lies in our commitment, collectively and individually, to RTI's vision, mission, values, strategies, and practices. Our commitment to the institute is the foundation for all other organizational commitments. 

Fiscal Responsibility

We operate with financial integrity and transparency. We are accountable for cost competitiveness and continuing financial responsibility.


Our work is independent of undue influences by political, economic, or other factors. We maintain the highest level of scientific objectivity in our work.


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