Careers & Internships

Find your place at Cardea

Cardea is a national, women of color-led organization that provides social impact evaluation, policy advancement, capacity development, and professional learning services to health and human service organizations.

Our team members are dedicated to making an impact by helping health and human service providers deliver exceptional, culturally proficient services to their communities.

Career Opportunities

Continuing Education Manager

The Continuing Education Manager is a critical member of the Professional Learning Team and has a key role in supporting Cardea’s growing workforce development portfolio, specifically managing continuing education (CE) requirements (e.g. CME, CNE, CPE, CHW, behavioral health, social work) for professional learning activities. This full-time, remote position will report directly to the Chief Program Officer.

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Program Coordinator

The Program Coordinator works collaboratively with staff across Cardea to support organizational and programmatic specific tasks.  This full-time, Texas-based position will report directly to the Chief Program Officer.  Preference will be given to candidates located in the Austin area who are open to a hybrid work schedule.

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Internship, Practicum, and Capstone/Thesis Opportunities

Cardea is committed to workforce development and has supported highly motivated undergraduate and graduate students through internship, practicum, and capstone/thesis opportunities in health education, public administration, public health, and related fields.


Cardea offers unparalleled opportunities for professional growth and development. You will have a designated site supervisor and opportunities for regular contact with Cardea leadership and staff.

Current Opportunities

Applications are considered on a rolling basis. To request an application, please contact Vanessa Sarria.

Frequently Asked Questions

You must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student in an academic institution.

Cardea provides training, organizational development, and research and evaluation services to health and human service organizations. However, a degree in a related field is not essential. We welcome applicants with diverse educational backgrounds.

Cardea encourages students to receive academic credit and is willing to work with the sponsoring institutions’ requirements.

Opportunities are typically unpaid. However, small stipends may be available, based on the project and resources. Relocation fees are not available.

Cardea will determine the number of hours per week, based on the project and your availability.