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Work at Kessler Foundation

Thank you for visiting our Careers page. We appreciate your interest in opportunities with Kessler Foundation, an organization dedicated to improving the lives of people with disabilities caused by stroke, multiple sclerosis,injuries to the brain and spinal cord, and other chronic conditions.

To apply, please forward your résumé and salary requirements to [email protected], and indicate the position for which you are applying in the subject line. Kessler Foundation is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and a diverse, cooperative work environment.

Women, members of under-represented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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One of the Best Places to Work in New Jersey

We celebrate the culture of care, camaraderie, trust, and respect our employees have for each other. As a team, we help people with disabilities regain function, achieve maximum independence, and live better lives.

Working together, we achieve groundbreaking rehabilitation research to improve mobility and cognition for people with disabilities; conduct disability employment research; and fund initiatives to provide access to job opportunities for people with disabilities.

Our impact is profound, and we could not be more proud of our team's accomplishments.


Current Opportunities

Physical Therapist

Location: "West Orange, NJ" view map

Physical Therapist

Location: West Orange, NJ   view map

Research Assistants

Location: East Hanover, NJ and West Orange, NJ   view map

Research Engineer

Location: West Orange, NJ   view map

Research Technician

Location: West Orange, NJ   view map

SCI Navigator

Location: West Orange, NJ   view map

Award-Winning Workplace

We are proud of our recognition as one of the "Best Nonprofits to Work For" by The NonProfit Times and"Best Places to Work in New Jersey" by NJBIZ.The Foundation has been on the list of the "50 Best Workplaces for Recent College Graduates" in the United States and one of the "Best Workplaces in New York" according to the consulting firm Great Place to Work® and Fortune magazine.

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Why Work at Kessler Foundation?

Financial Security

Health Care Benefits

Professional Development and Education

Student Loan Repayment Plan

Paid Holiday and Vacation Time

Positive Work Environment

Learn More About Our Benefits 


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You Accelerate Groundbreaking Research

Independence. Inclusivity. Innovation. Read Our 2023 Impact Report to learn more about the research and inspiring stories donor support makes possible.

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Address to both locations:

Kessler Foundation

120 Eagle Rock Avenue, Suite 100

East Hanover, NJ 07936

Kessler Foundation

1199 Pleasant Valley Way

West Orange, NJ 07052