Growth and Career Development
Investing in our people, developing future leaders, and promoting thought leadership
In our quest to build the most talented and forward-looking team possible, we continuously invest in our people, giving them resources and opportunities to fulfill their career aspirations. Because we believe all employees have the potential to develop leadership skills, we encourage staff members to lead and drive their development plans working closely with managers. And because we realize that effective management is critical to employee development and motivation, we invest in our managers through training, real-time learning, coaching, and mentoring.
We promote the thought leadership of all staff members, holding events each year to seed and nurture their ideas—including an annual internship showcase and employee ideathon. We facilitate more than 5,000 training opportunities each year through our own RTI University, and we provide education assistance for academic study and professional certifications. For researchers seeking to develop scientific leadership, the RTI Fellow Program, RTI Press, and other programs offer specific opportunities through funding and peer-reviewed publication of original, investigator-led research.
As a thriving institute with global offices and projects, we offer staff members unparalleled opportunities to make a difference for communities and people around the world.