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Your career at The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) can help speed a cure for Parkinson's disease. MJFF is an equal opportunity employer. We pride ourselves on a diverse staff and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

How We Work: A Message from Michael J. Fox

Since opening our doors, our Foundation has brought a distinct sense of urgency and efficiency to the Parkinson's research landscape. We're always challenging how we can advance research better and faster. Our people are determined, collaborative and smart. I hope this also describes you. Thanks for your interest in working at The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) and helping us end Parkinson's disease (PD).



What We Bring to Our Work

Our values are more than words on a page, we live our values. They shape our culture and drive our behaviors and actions toward achieving our vision for a world without Parkinson's disease.  

  • Two hills with trees and a sun


    We believe things can change for the better.

  • Stick figure person running up a hill


    What we do isn’t easy, but we don’t give up.

  • Five hands in a circle


    We achieve more by working together.

  • A stick figure person on a tightrope


    We take risks to deliver exceptional results.

  • An octopus with four tentacles


    We stay open to change.

  • An astronaut in space


    We look for the hidden connections in things.

  • Benefits

    The Michael J. Fox Foundation offers a dynamic team environment and seeks intelligent, driven and innovative individuals committed to finding a cure for Parkinson's. Our benefits take effect the first of the month following date of hire, with the exception of our 401(k) plan. The 401(k) Plan is effective the first of the month following three months of employment. Our comprehensive benefits package includes:

    • medical coverage
    • dental coverage
    • vision coverage
    • life insurance
    • short and long term disability coverage
    • critical illness, hospital indemnity and accident insurance
    • 401(k) plan with 6 percent company contribution
    • flexible spending accounts
    • commuter benefits
    • employee discount program
    • 18 days paid time off (PTO), 12 sick days, 2 personal days/days of reflection
    • summer Fridays
    • summer holiday week

    The Michael J. Fox Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. We pride ourselves on a diverse staff and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

    Employee Resource Groups at the Foundation

    The Michael J. Fox Foundation values the important work its Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) contribute to fostering a supportive and inclusive working environment. They serve as a resource to its members and the organization, helping to advance the Foundation’s mission to find treatments and a cure for the entire Parkinson’s community and creating value for all staff and our culture. 

  • MJFF Staff posting with a rainbow banner with the MJFF logo on it

    Pride Fox

    Pride Fox’s mission is to build a safe, inclusive space that affirms LGBTQ+ folks within MJFF and the broader PD community. We aim to create awareness by bringing greater visibility to LGBTQ+ voices, being a source of education to others and highlighting the intersecting identities within the LGBTQ+ community.

  • A Place for Us ERG members sitting at a restaurant table

    A Place For Us

    A Place For Us is committed to creating a positive and supportive environment that fosters representation and equity for MJFF employees of color. The ERG provides mentorship, professional development opportunities and advocates for equality and accessibility in Parkinson's diagnosis and treatments across racial, ethnic and socioeconomic demographics. 

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