RTI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. Clients rely on us to answer questions that demand an objective and multidisciplinary approach - one that integrates expertise across the social and laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development.
Combining scientific rigor and technical proficiency, we deliver reliable data, thorough analysis, innovative methods, novel technologies, and sustainable programs that help clients inform public policy and ground practice in evidence. We scale our approach to fit the demands of each project, delivering the power of a global leader and the passion of a local partner.
We believe in the promise of science, and we push ourselves every day to deliver on that promise for the good of people, communities, and businesses around the world.
Our experts hold degrees in more than 250 scientific, technical, and professional disciplines across the social and laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development fields. Our staff of more than 5,000 works in more than 75 countries - tackling hundreds of projects each year to address complex social and scientific challenges on behalf of governments, businesses, foundations, universities, and other clients and partners. And our separate business operations - RTI Health Solutions, Syntegrity, and attego - serve commercial clients across a wide range of industries around the world.
We maintain offices on four continents, with our headquarters in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, reflecting our roots in the area’s distinguished universities. Founded in 1958 with support from North Carolina government, education, and business leaders, we maintain close ties with North Carolina State University, Duke University, North Carolina Central University, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Our dedication to innovative, objective research and technical services makes RTI an outstanding partner for clients around the world whose greatest challenges demand rigorous approaches and science-based solutions. It also makes RTI a great working environment for people who share our mission to improve the human condition.
Every day, our experts come to the office, the lab, and the field in pursuit of our mission to improve the human condition by turning knowledge into practice. Through independent research and science-based programs, we are making positive impacts on people and communities around the world.
Our diverse team embraces challenges in an inclusive atmosphere that values work-life balance and creates global opportunities for career development.
The RTI Difference
If you’re looking for a place where you can make a difference, RTI is the place for you.
We share your drive to make the world better. To solve challenges facing science and society. To learn and grow in a diverse and inclusive global environment. We make that happen by investing in you—dynamic professional development, employee wellness, world-class benefits. Everything it takes to empower you to accomplish our shared mission.
So join our team. Put your knowledge and skills to work to improve the human condition. See what kind of difference you can make at RTI.