Location: Ireland, Other Europe, USA

Start Date: Rolling application, start date varies by role

Opportunity: 4-6 month returnship

Pivot From Career Break to Breakthrough With Re-Ignite

Johnson & Johnson believes pausing your career to pursue something else important shouldn’t stand in the way of your next breakthrough—it should enhance it. The Johnson & Johnson Re-Ignite program is a paid returnship for experienced STEM, Manufacturing, or Design professionals ready to return to work after a career break of two years or longer. Get back to your career alongside others who have been where you are, who understand and appreciate nontraditional career journeys, unique skills, and life experience like yours.

About the Re-Ignite Program

Re-Ignite roles are available in pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and health products throughout the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies.

Guided by mentors and feedback from those who have successfully completed the program, Re-Ignite includes:

  • Comprehensive onboarding and industry-specific skills training
  • Projects based on your goals
  • Building confidence and fluency in key workplace tools through on-the-job learning
  • A network of support for the next phase of your career journey and beyond
  • Consideration for a full-time role at Johnson & Johnson after completing the program

Watch this video to find out more about the program

Read about how Re-Ignite is helping people return to STEM careers.


Johnson & Johnson are looking for candidates who:

  • Have experience working in a STEM Manufacturing, or Design Field
  • Have taken a career break for 2 or more years

About Johnson & Johnson

Johnson & Johnson believes good health is the foundation of vibrant lives, thriving communities and forward progress. That’s why for more than 130 years, they have aimed to keep people well at every age and every stage of life. Today, as the world’s largest and most broadly based healthcare company, they are committed to using their reach and size for good. They strive to improve access and affordability, create healthier communities, and put a healthy mind, body and environment within reach of everyone, everywhere.

To Apply

Applying for a spot in the Re-Ignite program is straightforward and works just like applying for any job at Johnson & Johnson. For more information on the roles available and to apply, click here

Roles are added to the Program on a rolling basis.