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.

Social Impact Evaluation Manager

The Social Impact Evaluation Manager works collaboratively with other members of the team to support research and evaluation activities across Cardea. This is a hybrid, in-office 2 days per week full-time position that reports directly to the Research and Evaluation Director. The ideal locations for this position are Austin, TX; Seattle, WA; or Washington, DC.

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Social Impact Data Analyst

The Social Impact Data Analyst supports social impact evaluation to advance Cardea’s vision, mission, and values. This is a hybrid, in-office 2 days per week full-time position that reports directly to the Senior Manager, Social Impact Evaluation, and will be based out of the Austin, Texas or Seattle, Washington region.

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Program Coordinator -- Texas

The Program Coordinator works collaboratively with staff across Cardea to support organizational and programmatic specific tasks. This is a full-time, hybrid position based in Austin, Texas.

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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

We are currently not accepting applications.  For more information, please contact Vanessa Sarria.

Frequently Asked Questions

You must be currently enrolled as a 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.